[BREAKING NEWS] Father shot in front of family on plot in Nooitgedacht

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Netcare 911 reported that at about 1.30am this morning, 7 December, they responded to a shooting on a plot near the R114 in Nooitgedacht.

“Reports from the scene allege that several men tied up the family and shot the father,” said Nick Dollman, spokesperson for Netcare 911.

“The victim, in his thirties, had been shot several times and was in a critical condition.”

Netcare 911 arrived on scene shortly after the incident and administered advanced life support interventions to the victim. He was ventilated at the scene before being transported rapidly to hospital for the urgent medical intervention that he required.

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There was a strong police presence at the scene, and they are investigating the incident.

Jacques Treptow, owner of Drift Reaction, a local security company, said in a Facebook post that “community safety is Drift Reaction’s number one priority and concern. The following additional measures have been put in place for the festive season: No member will be on leave, and additional marked and unmarked vehicles will be deployed, especially on night shifts when criminals are most active. This will remain in place until end of January 2018. We will study crime trends and adapt our game plan accordingly.”

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Bianca Pindral
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