A man was found dead this afternoon in a cornfield at the Modderfontein and Chloorkop Road intersection in Chloorkop, East of Johannesburg.
ER24 paramedics were called to the scene after a worker had found the body lying in the field.
On arrival, paramedics were ushered into the field where they found the patient.
On assessment, paramedics found that the male patient had sustained a gunshot wound to his chest. Unfortunately, the man had already succumbed to his injuries. Nothing more could be done for the patient and he was declared dead.
The details of the incident are unknown but local authorities will be investigating further.