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Pretoria – A 27-year-old woman is fighting for her life in hospital after being shot in the head during an armed robbery in Olievenhoutbosch in Pretoria, paramedics said on Sunday.
At about 4am on Sunday morning paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found the woman with a serious gunshot wound to her head, ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said. "She was in a critical condition.
Paramedics placed the woman on life support and rushed her to a nearby hospital for further care. A man, believed to be in his early 30s, was also found on the scene.
He had sustained a gunshot wound to his arm. He was in a stable condition and later transported to the same hospital." The circumstances surrounding the shooting were not yet known, but police attended the scene and were investigating, Vermaak said.