Durban - Police have arrested a fifth man, with gun shot wounds, for allegedly breaking into a bottle store in Mayville, Cato Manor on Tuesday.
Four others were arrested at the scene after a shootout with police at the Ultra Liquors Tollgate store along King Cethswayo (Jan Smuts) Highway.
Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane, a KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, said that at 5:30 am police received a complaint of robbery at a liquor store near the Mayville police station.
"On arrival at the said store they spotted 15 suspects loading alcohol into their vehicles. The members approached the suspects and shootout ensued. Four suspects were arrested at the scene and one suspect was later found in KwaMashu area with a gunshot wound on the hand. His was taken to hospital under police guard.
The men arrived in three cars and a bakkie and forced open the gate to the store