News 31.10.2017 11:19 am

One suspect cuffed, another shot at Kyalami Corner

Suspect is apprehended by police at Kyalami Corner shopping centre.

Suspect is apprehended by police at Kyalami Corner shopping centre.

The suspects had hijacked a car in Wynberg before being caught.

Paramedics have found a pulse on the suspect who was initially thought to have been shot dead during the shooting incident at Kyalami Corner, north of Johannesburg, Fourways Review reports.

A police officer on the scene further explained there were four suspects involved in the incident, and two of them fled the scene.

One suspect was arrested at the centre, another was shot in the neck and initially presumed to be dead, but paramedics found a pulse.

A police officer was also shot in the hand.

Ria Sebetsa Security Services on scene.

Ria Sebetsa Security Services on scene.

Danny Maduray of Rea Sebetsa Security Services explained the incident first unfolded in Wynberg when the suspects hijacked a white VW Polo that was later recovered.

Details are unclear at present, but it seems the suspects hijacked another vehicle and ended up at Kyalami Corner shopping centre. It is unclear what the suspects’ intentions at the shopping centre were.

READ MORE: One dead, three teens wounded in Cape Town township shooting – police

One of the suspects is alleged to have run towards the Woolworths entrance and hidden himself in the bathrooms, into which the police fired shots.

A police helicopter landed in the car park, and more shots were fired.

Police locked patrons inside the Woolworths store as they secured the scene.

The patrons were, however, contained in the parking lot, and were prevented from leaving the shopping centre’s premises and from entering the centre as the police secured the scene.

Police apprehend one of the suspects.

Police apprehend one of the suspects.

READ MORE:

One dead, three teens wounded in Cape Town township shooting – police

– Caxton News Service

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