Two guards shot ambush

Gauteng: At 08H06 Wednesday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a shooting on Nellmapius Drive close to the R21.

Reports from the scene indicate that two adult male security officers were shot while allegedly escorting a van transporting cell phones.

Medics assessed the scene and found that one of the guards had sustained critical injuries after being shot in abdomen.

The second guard had sustained a gunshot wound to his lower limb.

Both patients were treated on scene.

Once stabilised the criticality injured patient was flown by a Netcare 911 Helicopter to hospital while the second guard was transported by ambulance to hospital for further treatment.

All necessary authorities were on scene.