JMPD issued a statement, “Shooting Incident on the M1 north Woodhead exit. The road has been closed off to traffic due to the crime scene. Expect heavy delays. Motorists are advised to avoid the use Pretoria Main Road and Western Service Roads alternatives.” It has been alleged that on 21 April, three suspects were shot and one has died. Law enforcement is on the scene. Traffic is severely affected.
Sources told iReport SA News that one of the suspects was shot and killed while at least four others were arrested.
The men are believed to have been wanted by the police after committing an armed robbery earlier.
Northbound traffic between Johannesburg and Grayston Drive has been heavily backed up after the incident.
JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar advised motorists to use Maxwell Drive and Rivonia Road to get past the crime scene.