Cop stable after being shot in neck

2015-11-16 05:08
A police vehicle set alight. (Twitter)

A police vehicle set alight. (Twitter)

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Cape Town - A policeman is in a stable condition after being shot on Sunday morning during routine patrols in KwaMashu in KwaZulu-Natal, provincial police have confirmed.

Flying Squad members pulled over a car in Malandela Road at about 09:00, Brigadier Jay Naicker said.

“As the members approached the vehicle the suspects opened fire, striking one of the [officers] in the neck,” he said.

The gang, comprising three or four suspects, then sped off.

The warrant officer was airlifted to hospital and is in a stable condition, Naicker confirmed.

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