Suspect killed during alleged robbery

2018-09-25 06:00

A man was shot and killed during an alleged robbery near the Upper Highway area on Saturday, September 15.

Shortly after 9 am on Saturday morning, paramedics from ER24 arrived at the intersection of Old Main and Moody streets where they found the police already in attendance.

It is understood that an attempted robbery took place and a man, believed to be a suspect, was shot and killed. Paramedics assessed the man and found that he sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body. There was nothing that they could do for him and he was declared dead on scene.

A woman, believed to be a learner driver instructor, was found traumatised on the scene. She declined to be transported to hospital. It is understood that she was assaulted during the attempted robbery at the intersection.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident will be investigated by the police.

— Supplied.


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