Police in Johannesburg have launched a manhunt for two suspects, driving an X3 BMW, who shot and wounded a police Constable at Shakespear Road, Ormonde today at about 12:00. He was taken to to the local hospital in a stable condition. A case of attempted murder is being investigated.
The officers from Mondeor crime prevention were on a routine stop-and-search operation when they observed a suspicious vehicle driving around in Ridgeway. They followed the vehicle until Ormonde. They stop the vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle got out of the vehicle and started shooting at the officers with rifles. Officers shot back. While the shooting was in progress, the suspects got into their vehicle and fled. It is suspected that one of the suspect might have been wounded during the shoot-out. A manhunt has been launched for the suspects.
Source : South African Police Service