Cops nab 3 after high-speed chase, shootout on Grayston Drive

Officers were investigating a hijacking in Alexandra yesterday when they noticed a suspicious looking BMW.

Police arrested three people following a high speed chase and shoot-out in Alexander. Picture: @SAPoliceService via Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested three men after a high speed chase and shootout on Grayston Drive.

Officers were investigating a hijacking in Alexandra when they noticed a suspicious looking BMW.

The police's Vish Naidoo says when the occupants were asked to stop, they sped off, prompting the chase and exchange of fire.

"As a result, one suspect was shot and wounded and two others were arrested. At this stage we've recovered one firearm."