There is a report of shooting between police and robbers in Pinetown, KZN.
According to the reports, About three suspects involved in the shooting where shot dead and one was injured.
A police officer was also injured and three firearms were also seized.
The shooting incident happened around 19h00 in the old main road, Pinetown.
According to an eyewitness, said that the members of SAP from K9 W/o Pedro Rodriguez and others received information of suspects involved in Armed.
Acting KwaZulu-Natal State Commissioner Major General Tulani Gonya has since praised K9 police officers for their courage.
“These bandits were armed to the teeth, the fact of having traditional darkness with them made them believe that they are invincible. This underscores the commitment of our police officers to bringing books to criminals. “We wish the wounded policeman a speedy recovery,” he said.
On Tuesday night, K9 provincial police officers were searching for a white Ford Ranger involved in armed robberies in the larger Durban area, they spotted the car in Pinetown and tried to tow it. The suspects tried to escape while shooting at police officers.
Police then pursued the suspects, who eventually lost control of their vehicle and crashed into a garage on Josiah Gumede Road.
“Six suspects got out of the car, got into a gun with police officers and security company officials, who also responded. A police officer was injured when he was hit in the hand and chest. He was taken to a local hospital, where he remains in stable condition, “said Brigadier General Jay Nike.
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