Netcare paramedic Adrian King who responded to a call about a old woman who had succumed to the heat when her car broke down on the highway. Thanks to him she has made a full recovery. Picture: Shayne Robinson

Bloemfontein - Three men were killed, and another one wounded, in a shoot-out in Bloemfontein, Free State on Saturday night, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said they found three men dead. The critically wounded man was treated at the scene before being taken to Pelonomi Hospital.

They were all found lying along Falck Street.

Botha said the cause of the shooting was not known.

Police were not immediately available for comment. - Sapa