Shooting on Johannesburg highway

2013-10-22 12:13

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories


Eyewitness footage of M1 shootout

2013-10-23 08:30

New eyewitness footage has emerged of the dramatic shoot-out on the M1 in Killarney. WATCH

Johannesburg - Police shot a man in Johannesburg on Tuesday, causing the closure of the M1 South highway, Johannesburg metro police said.

"One suspect has been shot by members of the SA Police Service," said spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar.

The highway was closed near the Joe Slovo off-ramp in Houghton.

Eyewitness News reported there was a shoot-out in the Killarney area, with a number of police cars and a police helicopter arriving at the scene.

eNCA reported that the M1 highway was closed in both directions after police were involved in a shoot-out with suspects. It appeared that no civilians were injured.

- Are you there? Send us your eyewitness accounts and photos.

Read more on:    johannesburg

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.