Hijacking update: Young shooting victim identified, in stable condition

Joshua Bosch on the right, with his uncle Doctor Marlin Mckay. (Photo: Supplied)

Doctor Marlin Mckay, uncle of 21-year-old Joshua Bosch who was shot during a botched hijacking this morning (19 April), told the Record the third-year Wits medical student miraculously is “okay” and in a stable condition.

Read initial article here: Young man shot in head during attempted hijacking

According to Mckay CT scans have shown that neither of the two bullets has entered his brain. He has internal bleeding and a fractured skull though. Bosch’s family is currently waiting for a neurosurgeon at Milpark Hospital.

Mckay said he would keep the Record updated as to Bosch’s progress.

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