A 29 year old wanted murder suspect was fatally wounded during a shootout with police at Monwabisi beach on Monday night.
According to IOL the suspect was wanted on multiple murders, attempted murders and a rape committed in Samora Machel, Nyanga and Philippi East.The criminal was also sought for the murder of two Law Enforcement officers who were killed in Sweet Home Farm earlier this month.
The suspect was found at Monwabisi beach after an anonymous tip off from the public.A shootout ensued between members of the Special Task Force and the suspect and his unknown accomplice were both fatally wounded. The firearm used by the suspects in the shootout was confiscated by the police.
Circumstances surrounding the incident are now under investigation and the identity of the second suspect is yet to be determined.