News 13.9.2017 12:07 pm

One suspect shot in the head during West Rand drama

The scene of the crash.

The scene of the crash.

The suspects were involved in a hijacking earlier on that day.

There was high drama in Fleurhof yesterday afternoon when four suspects crashed their vehicle during a shootout with the police, Roodepoort Record reports.

It is alleged the suspects were involved in a hijacking earlier the day. SAPS and metro police pursued the vehicle at high speed on Main Reef Road. The suspects opened fire on the officers, but lost control of the vehicle on Winze Drive, crashing it into a wall.

READ MORE: Three dead, two cuffed following shootout on N2 in Durban

A bleeding suspect is being led to a police vehicle. (Photos supplied by Darian Kerani)

A bleeding suspect is being led to a police vehicle. (Photos supplied by Darian Kerani)

One suspect had a bullet wound to his head, and the other three were seriously injured, but it hasn’t been confirmed whether the suspect with the bullet wound survived.

Four firearms were confiscated.

READ MORE:

Three dead, two cuffed following shootout on N2 in Durban

 – Caxton News Service

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