Man shot during robbery
By Tando Mfengwana
26 September 2006
A man was shot and wounded during a shoot-out with the police after he and three other suspects robbed a butchery in central Johannesburg.
The Cape Times reported that the three men held up staff at the TJ Spot Butchery, made them open the safe and made off with an undisclosed amount of money and a firearm was taken from a security guard.
Police on patrol saw the men running and cornered them at an intersection, they opened fire on the police, when the police returned fire one of the suspects was hit and wounded in the stomach.
The other three men escaped. Police recovered the wounded man’s firearm and the one taken from the security guard.