Suspect killed in a shootout with police

Suspect killed in a shootout with police

A 32-year-old suspect has been shot dead in a shootout with the police, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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The incident happened at a complex in Brits, North West.

Police spokesperson Katlego Mogale says law enforcement officers were following up on information about a suspect who allegedly killed Sgt. Leka Maja in Mamelodi a week ago.

"Upon arrival at the identified address, the team was met with gunfire and a shootout ensued wherein the suspect was fatally wounded," says Mogale.

A search of the premises was conducted and an unlicensed firearm,  ammunition (handgun and rifle) were recovered.

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