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JMPD OFFICER SHOT 8 TIMES, ONE SUSPECT KILLED IN HIGHWAY ATTACK

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Last night, two JMPD officers were attacked by armed criminals on the M1 highway. The officers came under fire by an armed gang. One officer was shot eight times when his partner returned fire.

JMPD Metro Police officer from Speed Unit was shot by criminals on M1 North between Marlboro and Woodmead. He has been rushed to Milpark Hospital after he sustained injuries on his head, legs, and right arm

One suspect was wounded in the shootout. The wounded suspect later died in hospital. The other suspect managed to escape.

We will not rest until we find the other suspect. The shooting of Law enforcement officers is an attack to the State

Explained a police spokesperson.

Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, Speaker of the City of Jo’burg, Vasco da Gama and City of Joburg MMC of Public Safety, Michael Sun, were at the hospital this morning to check on the officer who is in stable condition, reports NARI