Notorious Tembisa criminal shot and killed by police

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Notorious Tembisa criminal shot and killed by police
Notorious Tembisa criminal shot and killed by police

A notorious suspect accused as such by the community of Emalahleni informal settlement in Tembisa, was shot and killed during a shootout with police on Saturday evening, 23 March 2019.

It is alleged that the deceased who was on the police’s list of wanted suspects, confronted a policeman and fired shots at the officer, forcing police to return fire after which the suspect was shot and declared dead on the scene.

According to bystanders, the deceased was feared in the area and notorious for forcing his way through to get what he wanted.

Police recovered the suspect’s firearm which will be tested for possible linkage to other crimes.

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