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JMPD Officers Hospitalised After Shootout With Armed Robbers In Johannesburg CBD

In the ensuing shootout, two JMPD officers sustained injuries and were quickly transported to a nearby hospital for urgent medical attention. The prompt medical intervention ensured that the officers received the necessary care to address their injuries.

An incident unfolded at the intersection of Cornelius and Delvers Streets in Marshalltown, Johannesburg CBD, where a member of the public reported an armed robbery in progress at a local spaza shop.

The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) responded promptly to the distress call, showcasing their commitment to swift action in maintaining public safety. Upon arrival, the officers encountered the suspects, leading to an immediate and intense confrontation.

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The exchange of gunfire between the JMPD officers and the armed robbers was both rapid and chaotic.

In the ensuing shootout, two JMPD officers sustained injuries and were quickly transported to a nearby hospital for urgent medical attention. The prompt medical intervention ensured that the officers received the necessary care to address their injuries.

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The suspects involved in the armed robbery were also critically injured during the confrontation. The scene was secured, and two firearms were recovered, which will be crucial in the ongoing investigation.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has been actively assisting in the investigation, providing additional support and resources to ensure a comprehensive inquiry into the incident.

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Superintendent Xolani Fihla, the spokesperson for the JMPD, issued a statement emphasizing the department’s unwavering dedication to officer safety and the pursuit of justice.

Superintendent Fihla highlighted the bravery and quick response of the officers involved, reaffirming the department’s commitment to protecting the community and upholding the law.

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise is a passionate and dedicated local news writer who brings the latest news and updates from your community straight to your doorstep. With years of experience in journalism, Keitumetse has established herself as a reliable source of information, covering a wide range of topics that matter to you.
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