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Public Left Speechless After The SAPS Shoots At Another Member

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PRETORIA - The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) said on Tuesday that it was exploring a situation where police had shot one of their own as consequence of mixed up personality.


As per Ipid, the expired was essential for the Hawks and was taking care of an occurrence of a vehicle commandeering when cops saw him under a tree pointing his rifle towards the taken vehicle.


The police directorate said on Friday that officials from the Randfontein SAPS heard various shots while at the police headquarters and raced to where the discharges were coming from.


"One of the constable officials who was circling back to the gun saw a male individual under the tree. This person under the tree was discharging shots, utilizing a rifle.


"It is claimed that the cop who was in full police uniform trained the individual to drop the rifle, however the individual didn't agree. Rather he checked out official and overlooked him.


"The sergeant cop, subsequent to seeing that his call to drop the gun was overlooked, then, at that point, discharged three rounds with a 9mm gun towards a male individual with a rifle," the assertion read.


Police observed an arrangement authentication in the man's clothing which affirmed that he was essential for the police. He was raced to Milpark Hospital where he surrendered to his wounds.


The suspects in the taken vehicle were captured on the scene.

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