Wanted suspect shot and killed during shootout with Police

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.

Source: South African Police Service