A man believed to be in his seventies had sustained two gun shot wounds to his lower body after an apparent attempted home invasion around 2am in Protea Place in Westville North.
Rescue Care Paramedics arrived to find the man seriously injured. Advanced Life Support Paramedics worked to stabilise the man on the scene before rushing him through to a nearby hospital for the urgent care he required.
He had sustained two gunshot wounds to his lower body.
It is alleged that the man went out to investigate some noises in his yard when he was confronted by an unknown number of suspects.
A struggle ensued between the man and the suspects leading to the man being shot.
Saps were on the scene and will be investigating further.
SOURCE: ARRIVE ALIVE