Joburg metro cop shot in Eldorado Park

2016-09-30 14:14


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Johannesburg - A Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer was wounded during a shootout with hijackers in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, on Friday, the JMPD said. 

Two officers responded to a radio message about a Volkswagen Polo that was hijacked earlier on Friday, Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said.

Minnaar said information around the shooting was still vague, but confirmed that one officer had been shot in the hip. 

The officer, who is in his mid-thirties, was transported to Milpark Hospital.

No arrests had been made.

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