FULL REPORT OF YESTERDAY’S ATTEMPTED HIJACKING AND SHOOTING IN MIDRAND:
POLICE LAUNCH MANHUNT FOR UNKNOWN SUSPECTS FOLLOWING ATTEMPTED HIJACKING IN KYALAMI
Police have launched a manhunt for unknown suspects driving in a white Audi A4 with unknown registration numbers, after an attempted hijacking during which a man was killed and his wife injured.
It is reported that the injured woman was driving their Nissan X-Trail on Tuesday afternoon when they stopped at a red traffic light at the intersection of Maple and Kyalami Main Roads near Midrand.
Two men allegedly stormed the couple’s vehicle and attempted to get inside the Nissan X-Trail, which then allegedly rolled back downhill and landed in a ditch.
Shots were allegedly fired from the suspects’ vehicle and the female driver was wounded in the upper body and her husband killed.
The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention.