A video has been posted by the City of Cape Town showing a traffic police officer being shot at point blank range while on duty.
The video, which was captured on dash-cam, shows an unidentified criminal approach officer Nizaam Alexander during a traffic stop.
The criminal drew a gun, which jammed at first, before attempting to steal the officer’s gun.
As Alexander moved away from the criminal, he was shot in the back at close range – but he still managed to roll into a tactical position and return fire.
Alexander then returned to issuing the fine to the driver he stopped, before seeking medical atte