CBD shooter arrested

2014-05-20 00:00

THE 35-year-old man shot dead in the Pietermaritzburg city centre early on Sunday morning was a robber who was killed possibly with his own gun.

Colonel Jay Naicker said that early on Sunday, at the corner of Raven and Church streets in the city centre, the robber who died and four of his accomplices tried to rob a man who has since been arrested. The man who was being robbed managed to get hold of a gun belonging to one of the robbers and used it to shoot him dead.

Naicker said they recovered two firearms at the scene of the shooting.

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