A six-year-old girl was reportedly knocked over by an alleged hijacker and his accomplice as they were fleeing cops in an Audi A4…

According to reports, the girl was rushed to hospital. There is no further information as to her condition.

One of the alleged hijackers was fatally wounded during the shootout with police which took place in Alexandra on Tuesday, 09 February 2021.

Officers from Rapid Response Unit and Johannesburg Flying Squad intercepted the suspects driving a white Audi A4 that was reported as hijacked. Two suspects allegedly started shooting at the police and the officers returned fire.

One suspect was shot and killed while the other suspect jumped out of the car and fled on foot.

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A search for the suspect that escaped is underway.

The recovered firearm
The recovered firearm
Image source: SA Police Services

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