At approximately 01:02am 16 April 2018, Netcare 911 responded to a shooting in Marlboro Gardens – Sandton, Gauteng.
On arrival Netcare 911 attended to an armed reaction officer with multiple gunshot wounds, sadly he sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead on the scene. Documentation pertaining to his death was completed by Netcare 911 and handed over to authorities.
It is alleged that he was responding to a robbery at a petrol station and a crossfire followed between him and the robbers on his arrival at the scene.
At this stage the exact details were unknown however local authorities were on scene and will be investigating further.