Constable shot dead, another injured
The officers were shot after stopping a suspicious looking vehicle.
JOHANNESBURG - A police constable was shot and killed and another wounded after a shootout in Katlehong on the East Rand on Saturday night.
The officers were shot after stopping a suspicious looking vehicle with four occupants.
The police's Katlego Mogale said "one suspect pulled out a firearm and started firing shots, fatally wounding one reservist constable and injuring the other."
Mogale said the suspect fled the scene on foot.
She added a case of murder and attempted murder has been opened and is under investigation.