An attorney in East London was shot on Friday morning as he was entering his office in Vincent. The incident was confirmed by two sources present at the scene, including a neighbouring businessman who witnessed the attack. The identity of the attorney has also been disclosed.
The wounded attorney was immediately rushed to the Royal Buffalo Specialist Hospital for medical treatment. According to an insider with knowledge of his admission, the attorney’s condition is currently described as “stable”.
However, it has been reported that he sustained several bullet wounds, with one particularly serious wound to his abdomen.
Eyewitnesses reported that the shooters approached the attorney as he was walking from his Isuzu bakkie towards the front door of the office. The assailants are believed to have walked up Bell Road, while the attorney was targeted. It was noted that approximately 10 bullets were discharged during the attack.
The motive behind the shooting remains unclear, and the police have refrained from providing any further details at this time. Additionally, the police confirmation of the incident is still pending.
Furthermore, it has been reported that the assailants took the attorney’s briefcase. The police are actively investigating the incident to determine the motive and apprehend the perpetrators.
We will provide updates on this developing story as more information becomes available.