CNS News 23.1.2018 04:33 pm

WATCH: Police officer gunned down in Braamfontein

Photo: Stock image

Photo: Stock image

A police officer has been gunned down and another man injured in a shootout. Warning: Graphic content.

On Thursday afternoon, 18 January, a video surfaced showing a chaotic shootout on the corner of Simmonds and Wolmarans streets on the outskirts of Braamfontein, North Eastern Tribune reports.

It was reported that a group of people were running after suspected robbers of a nearby shop. The robbers fired at the group of people, shooting one in the hand.

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In the chaos that ensued, a man in a blue hat shot another member of the group in the back of the head. It has been reported that the man who was gunned down is Constable MS Shikwane. The constable is reported to have passed away on Friday morning at Milpark Hospital.

Constable MS Shikwane lies on the ground after being shot in Braamfontein

Constable MS Shikwane lies on the ground after being shot in Braamfontein. Photo: Facebook video

To view the video, click here 

Cop killed, others robbed of guns in Mpumalanga business robbery

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