1 dead, another arrested in Edenvale shootout
The police’s Flying Squad was patrolling in the area when they spotted a car with suspect passengers.
JOHANNESBURG - One man has died and another has been arrested after a shootout in Edenvale.
Police say the Flying Squad was patrolling in the area this morning, when they spotted a car with suspect passengers.
When they approached the vehicle, the suspects opened fire.
One of the gunmen died on the scene while another has been taken into custody.
The police's Kay Makhubela says, "The people from the car started shooting at the police, and the police returned fire. One [suspect] was shot and died at the scene, so we are investigating a case of inquest as well as attempted murder (sic)."
Makhubela says one firearm was recovered at the scene.