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SAPS NEWS: Wanted Suspect Shot and Killed during Shootout with Police


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23 Feb 2019, Gauteng:

Services | SAPS (South African Police Service)

Wanted suspect shot and killed during shootout with Police

Media Statement Gauteng Media Centre
Corporate Communication

South African Police Service

Police from the Johannesburg K9 members received information about the wanted suspect in possession of unlicensed firearm in Sedibeng, De Deur.

The police waited for the suspect about 1km from the pub. The members drove past the suspect as they were not sure about the identity of

the suspect and made a U turn and came back again. As they were nearer to the suspect, he drew the firearm and pointed at the members, the members stopped the state car and instructed the suspect to stop. He turned back and the members took cover and started firing at suspect, he was shot and died at scene.

Two (2) pistol were recovered. Inquest docket opened.

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