On Wednesday, 14 December 2016, at approximately 12:00, police from Gauteng War Room, Crime Intelligence Unit and the #Hawks followed a suspected stolen vehicle, a Mini Cooper, from Honeydew on the N1 and N3.
The suspects turned into Modderfontein Road where a shootout ensued.
One suspect was fatally wounded, the second suspect sustained injuries and was taken to hospital under police guard. Two other suspects were arrested.
Two handguns were recovered.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the vehicle driven by the suspects was stolen during a house robbery in Edenvale on Sunday, 11 December 2016.
None of the police officers were injured during the shootout.
The suspects will be charged with attempted murder, possession of unlicensed firearms and possession of suspected stolen vehicle. #CrimeMustFall