JOHANNESBURG-Thabo Mbeki is a South African politician who served as the second post-apartheid President of South Africa is fighting for his life in hospital after a being shot in Johannesburg
Police and paramedics were scrambled to the scene after gunshots were heard in the attack in President Street
,Johannesburg last night.
75-year-old Thabo Mbeki has been rushed to an unknown hospital after suffering facial injuries and a gunshot wound to the torso in the attack at about 12.30pm last night.
Police believe Thabo Mbeki was shot by a suspect in a vehicle which then sped off,Joburg Yard has said.
Officials say Thabo Mbeki is currently listed in critical condition.
Police say there’s no further details about the incident.
Local roads remain closed as forensic investigators examine the crime scene. No arrests have been made as at the time of filing this report and police have appealed for witnesses of the lead-up to the attack.