Elderly man shot in Bluff home invasion

18 September 2018 - 10:32
By Jeff Wicks
Elderly man shot in Bluff home invasion.
Image: 123rf/dimjul Elderly man shot in Bluff home invasion.

An elderly man was badly injured when he was shot during a house robbery at his Allison Road home on the Bluff on Tuesday morning.

“Medics arrived and found a man in his seventies with a gunshot wound to his upper chest‚” said Rescue Care spokesman Garrith Jamieson.

“He was stabilised on scene by advanced life support paramedics before being transported to a nearby hospital for the further care that he required.”

Police spokespeople had not responded to requests for comment at the time of publishing.