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Business robbery suspect shot dead during shootout with police at Magomani village

The business robbery suspect (27) was fatally shot in the Saselamani Policing area during a shootout with the police.

The incident happened at Magomani village after the deceased reportedly robbed a foreign businessman at his spaza shop an undisclosed amount of cash at gunpoint and fled the scene riding a bicycle.

Limpopo police said they were notified and reacted swiftly by following the suspect.

“Subsequently, the suspect managed to hide in a one roomed house when he was spotted by police. On their arrival, he started firing shots at the police who retaliated. The suspect untimely died with gunshot wounds.

“Police found one Revolver pistol with three live ammunition and robbed items in possession of the deceased”, added Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe.

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