A suspect has been gunned down and another has been wounded during a reported shootout somewhere near Edenvale, east of Johannesburg.

According to the Police, a group of four armed men had carried out a robbery in a hijacked vehicle in Honeydew earlier on Wednesday.

Police assisted by the Tactical Response Team in a helicopter, tracked the men down to Modderfontein Road where a shootout ensued.

Two of the suspects have been arrested and two firearms were recovered from the scene.

The police’s Lungelo Dlamini says: “None of the police members were injured. The suspects will be charged with attempted murder, possession of suspected stolen vehicle as well as possession of unlicensed firearm.”

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