JMPD officer in serious but stable condition following shooting

2019-12-06 22:19
(Felix Dlangamandla, Gallo Images, Netwerk24, file)

(Felix Dlangamandla, Gallo Images, Netwerk24, file)

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A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer is in a critical but stable condition following a shootout on Friday evening.

According to Senior Superintendent Wayne Minnaar, the shootout occurred when the police traced a stolen van to Hillbrow, Johannesburg.

"JMPD K9 officers received information on the location of the van, in Hillbrow, which was hijacked.

"When officers tried to stop the van, a shootout ensued," Minnaar said.

The JMPD officer was rushed to Milpark Hospital.

One suspect died and another was arrested.

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