A man was shot and killed during a suspected cash-in-transit heist attempt near Multichoice’s Randburg offices in South Africa on Tuesday morning.
According to an eyewitness whose name was withheld, a group of robbers tried to rob the occupants of a white vehicle. “They tried to rob the double cab van [of] money and then there was a shooting. It was horrible,” the witness said.
The witness added that one of the suspects was shot before being dragged back into a getaway car.
In the shocking video which was filmed by the eyewitness, a man can be seen standing next to a white bakkie, while firing shots at what is believed to be security officers.
Later in the viral clip, the man collapses while attempting to get into a moving white Ford Fiesta. The car then reverses and one of the men pulls his body into the car.
South Africa’s emergency Network, Netcare911 confirmed to News24 that one of the suspects was shot and killed.
“Reports from the scene indicate that this was an attempted cash-in-transit heist, shots were fired between the two parties leaving one suspect in his 30s with fatal injuries.
“The armed robbers abandoned two of the vehicles they were travelling in, in close proximity to the scene. Leaving the deceased suspect in one of the cars before hijacking another vehicle and fleeing the scene. The driver of the hijacked vehicle was female and thankfully not injured,” spokesperson Tebogo Magoro said.
Watch the shocking video here.