Second Hillbrow cop dies

Crime & Courts

Johannesburg -

A second police officer who was injured in a shooting in Hillbrow died in hospital on Saturday, Gauteng police said.

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Cape Town - 090127 - At Khayelitsha's Nonceba Hall on National Police Day there was a meeting to help organize how local organizations could assist the police in dealing with community issues. Photo by Skyler Reid.

“He died this morning (Saturday),” said Lt-Col Katlego Mogale.

Last week, two policemen were patrolling the area at night when they noticed a suspicious vehicle and approached it.

A gunman inside the car opened fire on them at the corner of King George and Wolmarans Streets.

One of the officers died on the scene.

No arrests have been made yet. - Sapa

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