One suspect dead, four wounded after shootout in Lenasia

One suspect dead, four wounded after shootout in Lenasia
Four suspects were arrested and two vehicles recovered after a shootout in Lenasia. Photo: Arrive Alive

Four suspects were arrested and two vehicles recovered after a shootout in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg. This comes after two vehicles were stolen in Vereeniging earlier today.

Shortly after 14:30, the vehicle tracking company Ctrack’s recovery team was dispatched after the owner of a Toyota Fortuner phoned in and notified them that her vehicle was stolen. A second team was dispatched shortly thereafter, along with Lenasia SAPS.

Within an hour, the suspects were apprehended at a busy intersection in Lenasia. A shootout subsequently occurred between the suspects and the police.

All five suspects suffered gunshot wounds, with one rushed to hospital in critical condition. He died on the way to hospital.

One suspect is being detained at Lenasia SAPS, while the other three were taken to Baragwanath Hospital for further treatment.

Contact details of officer on scene: Capt Ficks from Lenasia SAPS – 011 213 6047

Four suspects were arrested and two vehicles recovered after a shootout in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg. Photo: Arrive Alive
Four suspects were arrested and two vehicles recovered after a shootout in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg. Photo: Arrive Alive
The vehicle tracking company Ctrack’s recovery team was dispatched after the owner of a Toyota Fortuner phoned in and notified them that her vehicle was stolen.
The vehicle tracking company Ctrack’s recovery team was dispatched after the owner of a Toyota Fortuner phoned in and notified them that her vehicle was stolen.

Source – Arrive Alive

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