Soweto West Cluster: Jabulani SAPS: Murder and Attempted murder

One suspect was killed during a shoot out with police at Jabulani Hostel this morning.

This morning police members of Jabulani sector policing were patrolling in Jabulani Hostel when they spotted a grey Hyundai I20 with four male occupants.

They approached the vehicle and ordered the suspects out of the vehicle to be searched.

One suspect came out and tried to disarm the police officer. During the struggle the other three suspects came out of the vehicle and one of them fired shots towards police.

A shoot out ensued and one suspect was shot dead on the scene. A police officer was also shot on the upper body and was rushed to Tshepo Themba Hospital for treatment.

The vehicle police believe was hijacked in Jeppe, Johannesburg.

It was found that the vehicle a grey Hyndai i20 was hijacked in Jeppe, Johannesburg. An investigation is underway to trace the other three suspects who ran away.

An intensive festive season Police visibility and searched ensured there is one less criminal on the streets and Gauteng will never be the same.

Statement Compiled by: Sergeant Vincent, Soweto West Cluster Communication Officer.

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