April 13 2007 at 05:44PM
A 15-year-old boy was shot and wounded after he defied two armed men who stormed into his parents' home in Secunda, Mpumalanga police said on Friday.
Superintendent Abie Khoabane said the two men intruded while Adriaan Hartman's family was watching TV on Thursday night.
"They ordered everyone to remain seated but when Adriaan stood up, they shot him."
The men then fled the scene without taking anything from the house. police were searching for them, he said.
The boy was still recovering in a local hospital.