Nigel woman critical after being shot in a restaurant last night

At approximately 22h57 on Tuesday evening 05 September 2017, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a shooting at a restaurant in Maitland Avenue in Sharon Park, Nigel.

Reports from the scene allege that the victim had been shot during an altercation. The incident and preceding events will form part of a police investigation.

The female victim, who is believed to be approximately 50 years old, was in a critical condition and was attended to by a Netcare 911 Advanced Life Support paramedic. She was placed on a ventilator at the scene before being transported by a Netcare 911 ambulance, under the constant care of the paramedic, to the hospital for the urgent medical care that she required.

The SAPS were at the scene a detained a suspect.