WC cops search for suspects after officer shot

Hijackers opened fire on the officers during which the 19-year-old constable was wounded in the leg.

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CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police are still searching for seven suspects following the shooting of a police officer from Nyanga.

The incident took place earlier this week.

Two officers from Nyanga police station responded to an accident scene after one of the alleged hijacker’s crashed a vehicle into a house in Brown's Farm.

The hijackers opened fire on the officers during which the 19-year-old constable was wounded in the leg.
He is in a stable condition in hospital.

One suspect was also shot and wounded and arrested on the scene.

The investigation continues.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)