Police spokesman Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said the bakkie was hijacked in Krugersdorp in the early hours of Christmas day. It was later seen in the vicinity of Soweto.
“Police spotted the vehicle as it entered Soweto. Police approached an one suspect pulled out firearm. Police shot and the suspect was shot and injured. He was transported to hospital for treatment,” he said.
Police recovered one firearm and arrested two people. They were expected to appear in Court on December 29.