Another cop killed while responding to robbery

The officer was responding to a robbery at the Johannesburg Park station on Tuesday morning.

FILE: The officer was shot several times and died on the scene. Picture: Gadeeja Abbas/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng police are mourning the death of yet another officer who was shot and killed on duty, this time at Johannesburg Park Station.

The officer was responding to a robbery on Tuesday morning.

He was shot several times and died on the scene.

Another officer was shot and killed in Erasmia, south-west of Pretoria, over the weekend while responding to a house robbery.

The police's Mack Mngomezulu said officers were looking for at least ten suspects in connection with Tuesday's incident.

"When the suspects noticed that the police were coming, they tried to flee the scene in a vehicle and on foot. The police gave chase and one officer was shot. Almost ten suspects were involved."