Sus­pect killed in shootout

The Star Early Edition - - NEWS -

PO­LICE of­fi­cers were in­volved in a shootout with rob­bery sus­pects in Chatsworth on Mon­day. Po­lice spokesper­son, Lieu­tenant Colonel Thu­lani Zwane, said a busi­ness­man and his brother had been at a shop on Nomzamo Man­del Road in Welbe­dacht East when seven armed men held them at gun­point and robbed the shop. The po­lice were alerted. The rob­bers shot the busi­ness­man in the chest and shot at the po­lice when they ar­rived. The po­lice re­turned fire, fa­tally wound­ing one sus­pect. Two oth­ers were ar­rested and four are at large. The two are due to ap­pear in court soon. – ANA

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