Suspected cop killer shot dead
Johannesburg - Police shot dead a suspected cop killer in Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg, on Friday morning, police said.
"It is alleged that the members tactically gained entry to the premises where the suspect was hiding," said Captain Katlego Mogale.
"When the police identified themselves, the suspect fired... at them. Police responded and the suspect was killed."
The shooting happened at Durban Deep in Roodepoort when he resisted arrest by the Gauteng organised crimes unit, said Mogale.
"The suspect was being wanted for various casino, bank and cash-in-transit robberies in Linden, Booysens, Randburg, Randfontein, Bramley, Johannesburg Central, Newcastle and Standerton, where two police officers were fatally wounded," she added.
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