Cop shot after questioning suspects

2017-07-04 23:05


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Johannesburg – A 36-year-old police officer was shot after questioning five men in Kempton Park, paramedic services said on Tuesday evening.

"It is believed that the police officer sustained a single gunshot wound to his leg after questioning five men in a stationary vehicle," ER24 spokesperson Annine Siddall said.

Siddall said reports indicated the officer engaged the men on the corner of Maple and Constantia Street in Pomona around 19:30.

"The police officer was transported to a hospital in Benoni for further medical care. Local authorities will be conducting an investigation into the incident."

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