An armed robber has been fatally wounded during an attempted robbery at a Laudium hair salon. The incident occurred shortly after 19:30 on Friday evening.
According to reports, three armed suspects gained entry to the premises and accosted clients, demanding cash, cell phones and other valuables.
An armed client speedily drew his firearm and opened fire on the suspects resulting in a suspect being fatally wounded.
According to Safe-T-Med Africa spokesperson, Vivek Bhima, medical personnel arrived on the scene and assesed the suspect who showed no signs of life. The suspect was declared deceased.
Meanwhile, police are still searching for the remaining two suspects who are still at large.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident will form part of a police investigation.
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