Robber shot dead during a shoot-out with police in Masvingo. The suspect was shot in the armpit and died while his accomplices escaped. Police said in a statement:
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has reported that police officers shot a member of a 4-member gang that descended on Jerera Growth Point in Masvingo and robbed a family of some properties.
The ZRP is investigating two armed robbery cases which occurred at Jerera G/point, Masvingo on 15/10/21 at about 0159 hrs, where four unknown suspects armed with an unidentified pistol, pick, wooden broom and a log stormed a home and demanded cash.
They were given US $1000, ZAR 400, four cellphones and two inverters. The complainant made a quick report to Police and as the scene was being attended to, another report was received. Police swiftly attended the scene and met the quartet at the doorstep.
A shootout ensued before the suspects scaled over the pre-cast wall and one suspect who was carrying the loot in a satchel bag was shot on the armpit and died while others escaped.
The statement added that the police recovered all the stolen property except for the two inverters.
Source – Pindula News
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