Gauteng police are still looking for an unknown number of suspects following a business robbery at a Shoprite in Bram Fisherville in Soweto on Saturday.

One suspect was shot dead during a shootout with police. Two others sustained gunshot wounds and remain in hospital under police guard.

An unknown number of suspects managed to flee.

Gauteng Police spokesperson Kay Makhubele says they pounced on the suspects while the robbery was in progress and a shootout ensued.

He says goods stolen from the shop were recovered as well as the getaway motor vehicle.

“We are still searching for the suspects who are still on the run. We are also calling on anyone with information to assist by calling the police,” adds Makhubele.