Homeowner Shoots Armed Suspect: Waterloo – KZN

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An armed suspect was shot after he attempted to gain entry into a house on Jackal Road in Waterloo, KZN last night (Tuesday).

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) were called out to the residence at approximately 21:01. On arrival, Reaction Officers located a male lying in the yard. He was bleeding extensively from a gunshot wound to his pelvic region.

According to the homeowner, he heard a glass breaking at the rear of his property. Upon investigation he found the suspect attempting to gain entry into his house. The suspect was armed with a pistol (picture 3). The homeowner drew his firearm and shot the suspect.

The man allegedly robbed a minor of her cellphone on the same road minutes before he attempted to break into the house.