Police in KwaZulu Natal have
arrested a 39 year old man after he allegedly opened fire towards police in
Madadeni area near Newcastle.
Police Spokesperson Thulani
Zwane said they attended to a discharging of a firearm complaint at a house in
Madadeni area near Newcastle. On their arrival, the suspect randomly opened
fire towards the members and the members retaliated; he was shot and wounded in
Zwane added that a 9mm pistol
licensed to him was recovered and he was arrested for attempted murder. He was
taken to hospital under police guard and will appear in court once discharged
“The recovered firearm will be
sent for ballistic tests to establish if it was used in any other crimes in the
province,” Zwane said
He will appear in the Madadeni
Magistrate’s Court soon to face an attempted murder charge.
Labels: Suspect wounded during shooting with police