Young man shot at Johannesburg water treatment plant
TMG Digital | 2017-01-27 19:00:55.0
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A young man died of a gunshot wound on Friday at a water treatment plant in Rosettenville‚ Johannesburg.
Paramedics received a call from the “local authorities” for medical assistance‚ ER24 said in a statement.
It is understood that the man had been chased by the “local authorities” after an alleged hijacking‚ ER24 said. Numerous “enforcement officers” and a police helicopter were on the scene when the paramedics arrived at the plant. They were instructed to be on stand-by but at a safe distance.
ER24 said that after a short time‚ the paramedics were called into a building where they found the body of the man‚ believed to be in his 20s.
“Local authorities” will be conducting an investigation into the matter.