DURBAN – Police in KwaZulu-Natal are investigating an attempted murder case after criminals tried to rob a police station and shot one officer.
A gang of armed men entered the Elandslaagte Police Station, near Ladysmith, and demanded keys to the safe last night.
During the attack, the men shot the officer in the leg and stole her firearm.
The officer’s firearm was later recovered on scene at the police station.
The men then fled empty-handed after shooting an officer in the leg.
The police’s Thembeka Mbele said, “They tried to rob the police and shot at one of the members and fled.”
The officer is in a stable condition and recovering in hospital.