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31 Jul 2015
11:56 am

Police officer shot in Joburg dies in hospital

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One of two Johannesburg police officers who were shot and wounded on Friday morning has died in hospital, Gauteng police said.

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SA Police service tweeted: “The police officer shot & wounded this morning has passed away in hospital, our hearts go out to family, colleagues & friends.” On Friday Gauteng police spokesman Major Mack Mngomezulu confirmed that two police officers were shot and wounded in Jeppestown.

“Police are still on the scene but I can confirm that two officers were shot,” he said. Mngomezulu could not confirm that police chased armed robbery suspects from Melville.

He said further details were not immediately available.