update


WATCH UPDATE: SAPS confirms police officer gunned down

One of the crime scene in Kensington this afternoon.

In a report issued by Joburg East SAPS Cluster, it was confirmed that a police officer was shot and killed this afternoon at about 1pm.

ALSO READ: Active Kensington scene – What we know

“Fidelity Security guards were collecting cash from a Superbet at the corner of Quartz and Pretoria streets and as they were leaving, two suspects started shooting at the guards.

“One guard was injured and another assaulted. Both were taken to Milpark. Two civilians, a man and a woman, were also shot an injured. The woman was shot in the hand and the man in the leg. They were transported to Charlotte Maxeke Hospital.

Also read: WATCH BREAKING NEWS: Active crime scene in Kensington

“The suspects took a bag and fled the scene. A look-out for the suspects’ vehicles was issued to all police and officers in a marked police vehicle spotted both cars. The suspects fired shots at the police and the one officer was shot in the neck. He died at the corner of Joe Slove and Abel streets in Hillbrow. Some suspects were arrested. More information will be follow.”

Also read: Hefty prison sentence for armed robbery

Watch: Forensics team collects evidence from Bertrams scene

WATCH:

 

 

  AUTHOR
Busi Vilakazi and Mbavhalelo Malofha

Latest News

COMMENTS

Top

Thanks for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our FREE newsletter
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Alex News
City Buzz
Fourways Review
Joburg East Express
Midrand Reporter
North Eastern Tribune
Northcliff Melville Times
Randburg Sun
Roodepoort Northsider
Rosebank Killarney Gazette
Sandton Chronicle


Get regular news updates sent directly to your inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites

SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter

SELECT your titles:

Alex News
City Buzz
Fourways Review
Joburg East Express
Midrand Reporter
North Eastern Tribune
Northcliff Melville Times
Randburg Sun
Roodepoort Northsider
Rosebank Killarney Gazette
Sandton Chronicle

Get regular news updates sent directly to you inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

Subscribe Here
1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites
Your details:


Your friends: