2 house robbers wounded in N1 shoot-out

2016-08-18 16:04
A suspect is detained after a shooting. (EMER-G-MED)

A suspect is detained after a shooting. (EMER-G-MED)

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Johannesburg - Two men were wounded during a shoot-out with police on the N1 North toward the Buccleuch interchange, in Sunninghill, on Thursday, paramedics said.

It is believed that police were chasing a vehicle involved in a house robbery in Roodekrans, EMER-G-MED spokesperson Max Cohen said.

Cohen said, when the men were confronted by police, a shoot-out occurred.

One suspect was shot in the chest and was in a critical condition, requiring advanced life support care.

The second suspect had sustained minor injuries.

Motorist could expect heavy delays on the N1 North and South between Buccleuch interchange for most of the afternoon.

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