According to EWN, four suspects were injured in a highspeed chase in Goodwood, Cape Town, today, Wednesday 31 March.
According to a media statement released by the SAPS, members followed up on information about the stolen white Chevrolet.
#sapsWC Five suspects arrested, two prohibited firearms, ammunition and a stolen vehicle confiscated in Goodwood by Western Cape #FlyingSquad following a high speed chase and shootout. Four suspects wounded. NPhttps://t.co/QSN6IdElYU pic.twitter.com/GkJUEGvuxk
— SA Police Service 🇿🇦 (@SAPoliceService) March 31, 2021
Five suspects were spotted in the stolen vehicle by the SAPS flying squad, after which the driver sped off, said provincial police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana.
“After searching the area, they spotted the vehicle with five occupants. The driver of the vehicle sped off in an attempt to evade their arrest.”
A shootout between police and the suspects played out.
“Four suspects were shot and wounded. They were transported to a hospital under police guard for treatment and the police confiscated two prohibited firearms with ammunition as well as the vehicle that was reported stolen in Muizenberg,” said Rwexana.
Once they have been charged, the suspects are expected to appear in the Goodwood magistrate’s court.