The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating yet another alleged shooting incident involving a police officer. The latest incident occurred last Sunday at Qwaqwa in the Free State. The man was injured and hospitalised.
In Gauteng, IPID is also investigating the alleged killing of a man in Tembisa east of Johannesburg by police as well as the death of Eldorado Park teenager Nathaniel Julies, for which three officers have been arrested and have appeared in court.
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IPID spokesperson Ndileka Cola has more details on the latest incident.
“According to the preliminary investigation conducted by IPID, the person that was allegedly shot by the police officer attacked the police officers with a knife whilst the law enforcement officers were attending to a complaint of a male that took car keys and locked the car not belonging to him. The victim was injured and hospitalised. The investigation into this matter continues.”