Robber killed, guard wounded during Oriental Plaza shooting
Police say two armed men attacked security guards at the FNB bank and a shootout ensued.
JOHANNESBURG - One armed robber has been killed and a security guard critically wounded in a shootout at the Oriental Plaza in Fordsburg.
Police say two armed men attacked security guards at the FNB and a shootout ensued. One suspect is still on the run.
Shop owners and customers described scenes of chaos from the incident.
A woman who happened to be caught in the commotion described what happened.
"We heard two gunshots and then we saw a woman running up the staircase adjacent to my store and they were screaming, 'there's a robbery, there's a robbery'. In a short span of time a number of gunshots were fired."