Man shot dead in Joburg CBD

Johannesburg – A man was shot dead and another wounded in a shooting incident at corner of Mooi and Albertina Sisulu streets in the Joburg CBD last Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

    Police spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele said officers were following up information about men in a silver Chevrolet motor vehicle who were involved in business robberies around the Joburg CBD.

  “They saw a male coming out of the vehicle and he was cornered. He resisted arrest and his accomplice opened fire at the police, injuring two bystanders,” Mbele said.

  A 25-year-old man who was shot twice in the upper body was declared dead on the scene, while a second victim was taken to hospital by ambulance.

  “A 32-year-old man was arrested for murder, attempted murder and being in possession of an unlicensed firearm. One suspect is still at a large. Police recovered a firearm and live ammunition,” Mbele said. 

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