Robber shot dead in Sandhurst

2012-12-20 15:51

Johannesburg - A man was shot and killed by security guards during a house robbery in Sandhurst, Johannesburg, on Thursday, police said.

He was among three armed men who confronted the gardener at a house on Empire Place, police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini said.

A neighbour who witnessed the incident, pressed a panic button and the local security guards arrived.

The guards saw the men fleeing and fired several shots.

One of the robbers was fatally wounded and declared dead on the scene.

Two other men managed to run away.

The thieves were only able to steal the house keys.

  • Philip - 2012-12-20 17:05

    Good! hope they shot him again just for good measure.

      Guey Towzz Nyathi - 2013-03-10 01:36

      Hope they shoot you in your sleep! He was my brother n 4 months later I still lay in bed unable to sleep! He did wrong but had no effing right to shoot a robber who was not firing shots @ anyone_! Do u have siblings philip_? Huh_? He has a kiid and all he wanted was to support his kiid_!!!! Fvck it man! Fvck this country and its security system!

  • Mike - 2012-12-21 10:42

    Good stuff! Pity about the two that got away.

  • Kevin Marsh - 2015-05-20 10:51

    About time that security response teams delivered some dead thugs .

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