Suspected Gang Linked To Robberies & Hijackings in Crown Mines Taken Down

Vision Tactical – 

Two suspects linked to a spate of armed robberies and car hijacking incidents were shot and killed in a shoot-out with police in Johannesburg South.

The police’s Captain Kay Makhubela said officers spotted a suspicious Nissan X-Trail driving from Crown Mines in the direction of Ormonde, south of Johannesburg at about 2pm on Tuesday.

When officers attempted to pull the vehicle over, the suspects drove off, leading to a high-speed chase.

Makhubela added that a shoot-out ensued between the armed suspects and law enforcement.

“The suspects disembarked the vehicle, ran off and continued firing shots.”

Two armed suspects were subsequently killed while a third was arrested.

Vision Tactical together with other law enforcement officials recovered five firearms – three rifles and two handguns – and ammunition.

A police hand radio and other items were also recovered.

Makhubela confirmed that the grey Nissan X-Trail was stolen in August in Mayfair.

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