Suspect arrested in connection with Milnerton cop shooting
This is the fourth cop shooting in CT in the space of just a few days...
CAPE TOWN - A suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting in which a police officer was wounded in Milnerton.
T he warrant officer was responding to a business robbery early yesterday morning when he came under attack.
This is the fourth shooting in Cape Town in the space of just a few days in which a police officer was either killed or wounded.
The 42-year old warrant officer is in a stable condition after being shot in the neck in Joe Slovo in Milnerton yesterday morning.
#sapsWC 42 yr old warrant officer shot in neck at 03:10 while attending business robbery in Milnerton; in stable condition in hospital SD— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) April 24, 2016
This is the most recent of several incidents in the past week in which police officers have been attacked.
Last week Monday, an officer was shot and killed and robbed of his firearm in Grassy Park while another was shot and wounded in Mitchells Plain on Thursday.
On Saturday, another shooting fatality was reported when an off-duty constable was killed in the Delft area.
#sapsWC Off-duty const shot dead by suspect in red car in Delft last night after suspect blocked road, approached member & shot him SD— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) April 23, 2016
Meanwhile a suspect in his late 20s, who was arrested during yesterday's incident, is set to appear in court soon.