Manhunt launched after suspect shot and injured a police officer

Manhunt launched after suspect shot and injured a police officer
Manhunt launched after suspect shot and injured a police officer

Police in KwaZulu-Natal have launched a manhunt for a suspect who shot and injured a police Constable at Newtown A in Inanda just after midnight on 29 May 2024.

The Constable, who is a member of the Public Order Policing, was with his colleagues performing patrol duties when they stopped to search a suspicious group of men. During the search one suspect fled and the Constable gave chase. During the chase the suspect drew a firearm and fired several shots at the officer, injuring him on his chin and left arm.

The injured police officer was rushed to hospital for immediate medical attention. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the suspect is urged to contact the nearest police station or call the Crime Stop number 08600 10111.

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