Two suspects, arrested for armed robbery and attempted murder at the Sasol garage near Denlyn Shopping center in Mamelodi, are on Wednesday expected to appear at the magistrate’s court.
The suspects were caught red-handed during the alleged robbery and a gun battle ensued.
Tshwane Metro Police Department officers received a tip-off about a robbery taking place.
One of the suspects, who is a Zimbabwean national, allegedly works for Fidelity Security and his accomplice were arrested while another accomplice was fatally shot in the ensuing gun battle.
A Tshwane Metro Police Department firearm was recovered from the suspects and police say they are conducting internal investigations in this matter.
The two officers, who were involved in the fatal shooting, are currently receiving counseling.