Mamelodi house robber shot dead, Silverton

South African Police Service

Mamelodi house robber shot dead, Silverton
Mamelodi house robber shot dead, Silverton

Tshwane Flying Squad received a lookout of a Toyota Hilux with reg Bk 01 SS GP which was taken in a house robbery in Mamelodi East and is fitted with a Cartrack unit and is responding in Silverton area Simon Vermooten Street close to the N4 east.

The police joined up with the vehicle of Cartrack and the vehicle was seen at Furrow Street parked in the shopping area. When the suspect saw the police vehicle he started running south in Simon Vermooten Street with a handgun in his hand and pressing the trigger but the gun did not fire.

The suspect was not shot at in fear hitting innocent road users and public.

The suspect did not see the Cartrack security vehicle and when he entered a private property Cartrack and flying squad cornered him and he kept on pressing the trigger even cocking the pistol, he was then fatally wounded by the tracker member.

A case was opened and an inquest docket was registered.

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