Benoni bottle store owner kills alleged robber

The owner managed to untie himself and shot two of the men as they were leaving.

FILE: Four men arrived at the man's shop, tied him up along with members of his staff and took cash and goods. Picture: Sxc.hu.

JOHANNESBURG - Police say a shop owner has shot and killed one alleged robber and wounded another at his bottle store in Benoni.

It's understood four men arrived at the man's shop yesterday, tied him up along with members of his staff, and helped themselves to cash and goods.

The police's Mack Mngomezulu says the owner managed to untie himself and shot two of the men as they were leaving.

"The other wounded suspect went to Springs Hospital and the police found the suspects with two firearms."