Police then also helped in the chase.
Seeing the police officers close behind him, the suspect took out his firearm and started shooting at them. Police retaliated and shot back.
Ndobe said the suspect was shot on the right leg and on the upper body. When paramedics arrived, the suspect was certified dead on the scene.
"During the investigation, police discovered that the suspect was a police officer serving in the rapid rail protection unit in Johannesburg," said Ndobe.
Ndobe said a case of attempted murder and robbery was opened.
- TMG Digital