A man who shot at the police was arrested arrested in Cape Town on Saturday.
In the early hours of Saturday morning, police officers on patrol in Nyanga approached two armed suspects who refused to surrender, said Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut.
“The fleeing suspects who fired shots at the police were pursued. One of our members returned fire and in the process the suspect was wounded and arrested,” he added.
Officers confiscated a 9mm pistol and ammunition from the 27-year-old man.m
He was expected to appear in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of attempted murder and the possession of a prohibited firearm.
His accomplice was still being sought.