South Africa 31.8.2018 05:06 pm

WATCH: Security guard shot dead in Rosebank

RThe incident took place on Baker street in Rosebank. Photo: File

RThe incident took place on Baker street in Rosebank. Photo: File

A security guard was killed while attempting to help a man being attacked by a gang of at least four suspects.

A security guard was shot dead on Baker Street in Rosebank on Friday afternoon, reports Rosebank Killarney Gazette.

The guard was reportedly trying to stop a pedestrian being robbed on the sidewalk.

Police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini told News24 that four suspects were allegedly involved in the attempted mugging.

He added that one suspect was wounded but his accomplices managed to get him into an escape vehicle. They found one of the suspects’ firearms on the scene.

ALSO READ: WATCH: Dramatic footage of Northcliff shootout 

The tweets also say that Baker Street has been temporarily closed off in the area.

For more news your way, download The Citizen’s app for iOS and Android

 

today in print