VEREENIGING - Police arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with a shooting outside a pub in Three Rivers, Vereeniging, on Monday afternoon in which one man was critically injured. According to police, it's alleged that the victim and two friends had been sitting outside the pub when a man left the pub and fired shots at the victim. Police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said the gunman threatened the victim and his friends. Peters said the victim sustained injuries to his upper body and was rushed to hospital where he was admitted to the intensive care unit. ER24 spokesperson Ross Campbell confirmed he had two gunshot wounds – one in his chest and the other in his back and was in a critical condition. Peters said the 35-year-old man was arrested after the shooting and a firearm was seized for further investigation. An attempted murder case has been opened.