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Gunmen Escape After Shooting Two People in Pretoria Court

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:37:53 +0000

iStock/Thinkstock(PRETORIA, South Africa) --  A police officer and a court orderly were shot in a Pretoria, South Africa court on Tuesday.

News 24 reports that two men who were set to appear in court came in with guns and started shooting. Both men then escaped.

The police officer was reportedly shot in the head and suffered serious injuries. The court orderly was slightly wounded.

The gunman were reportedly appearing on charges of house robbery and possession of unlicensed firearms.

This is the same court where Oscar Pistorius was granted bail.

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