1 suspect killed, cop wounded in Joburg shootout

Emergency services say they arrived to find the suspect had died and the police officer had sustained a gunshot wound.

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JOHANNESBURG - One man has been killed and another critically wounded in a shootout between police and criminals in Johannesburg.

Emergency services say they arrived to find the suspect had died and the police officer had sustained a gunshot wound.

Two other men believed to be bystanders were found with moderate injuries.

ER24’s Annine Siddall said: “At this stage, it’s unclear how they sustained the injuries. The exact circumstances surrounding the incidents are not yet known, but local authorities are on the scene for further investigations.”