Woman Shot During Robbery: Phoenix – KZN
A 32 year old woman was shot after she refused to hand over her valuables to two men during a robbery in Phoenix – KZN today (Wednesday).
Members of Reaction Unit South Africa arrived at the scene and found the woman being treated by paramedics from a private ambulance service for a gunshot wound to her right thigh. It is alleged that the victim was on her way to her place of employment when she was accosted by two men along a railway line.
The suspects asked the victim to hand over her valuables when she refused. One suspect then drew a firearm and shot her in the leg before he stole her cellphone from her handbag. The two men then fled the scene on foot. The injured female managed to flag down a passing motorist who loaded her into his vehicle and drove to a nearby business premises where they sought assistance.
A search was conducted for the suspects however no arrests were made.