A 20-year-old man is recovering in hospital after he was shot in the knee following an armed robbery at gunpoint on Wonder Park Road, last week.
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The victim was walking along the road when he was approached by two men, known to him.
One of the men withdrew a firearm and threatened the victim with it, demanding his belongings.
The victim was robbed of R4000, a Huawei P9 cellphone and his Uzzi shoes.
The suspects then fired at the victim, shooting him in the left knee before fleeing the scene on foot.
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Cpt Louise Naidoo, communications officer of Phoenix SAPS said, “The victim was transported to Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital. W/O S Pillay was tasked to visit the victim in hospital. The scene was attended to by a duty officer from the crime office. No cartridge was found. Phoenix SAPS have opened a case of armed robbery and are currently investigating the incident. No arrests have been made yet.”
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