Cop shoots, kills city vagrant

2008-04-15 00:00

A Pietermaritzburg police inspector shot an allegedly violent vagrant in the city centre yesterday afternoon in what police believe was self defence, although he fired no warning shots.

Inspector Joey Jeevan said the vagrant damaged the inspector’s private vehicle. The uniformed policeman tried to stop him, but the man attacked him with bricks.

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