Skip to comments.South Africa:Girl, 9, shot in robbery shootout drama
Posted on 03/01/2013 9:40:55 AM PST by marktwain
Durban - A 9-year-old girl is lucky to be alive after she was caught in a shootout between her father and a robber at their Sherwood home.
Maseeha Baig, the granddaughter of former Sydenham councillor Yacoob Baig, was recovering in hospital after a bullet grazed her thigh, reported the Daily News.
Her father, Ridwaan Baig, said his daughter had been in the main bedroom on Wednesday evening when an armed man grabbed her while two accomplices raided their home.
I heard screaming and ran from the back of the house to the lounge, said Baig,
I told the guy to let her go but he fired at me and I pulled my gun from my holster and fired at him.
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