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One suspect dead, three arrested after high-speed chase and shootout in JHB

Police in Johannesburg has arrested three suspects after a high-speed chase and shootout with authorities in the city’s northern suburbs. A fourth suspect is believed to have been shot dead. The suspects were involved in a shooting at about 7:15 pm on Friday, 29 August, in which a 27-year-old man was shot in the neck and shoulder area. The suspects then hijacked a taxi and tried to escape to the north of Johannesburg, but were involved in a stand-off with members of the Hawks and SAPS.

A suspect is dead and three men have been arrested after a high-speed chase and shootout in the Johannesburg CBD. The suspects, one of them armed, fled from police in the Johannesburg area around 10 am on Friday. They crashed their car and fought with officers who tried to arrest them. The suspects' vehicle was set alight during the shootout.

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