Security guard shot dead in Vaal area

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A security guard has died after being shot this morning in the Vaal area.

According to ER24 he was driving a cash vehicle on Westinghouse Boulevard when suspects opened fire.

The emergency service says the man, believed to be in his 30s, was shot multiple times in a statement issued.

He lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a wall.

ER24 paramedics attended to the incident.

The man was in a critical condition. His condition deteriorated and paramedics began to resuscitate him but despite all efforts to save the man he succumbed to his multiple gunshot wounds.

The exact details surrounding the incident are unknown. Authorities were on scene and further investigations regarding the incident will continue.

Statement issued