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sapsIOL News reports that the man who shot and killed an on-duty Atlantis police officer was found on Thursday and shot dead while refusing to surrender.

Sergeant Adrian Mahoney, 44, was shot and killed on Wednesday, in Mamre just outside Atlantis, while responding to a domestic dispute before 1pm. The sergeant and his partner were dispatched to attend to a domestic violence complaint and, upon arrival at the address and during a scuffle, the suspect allegedly took the service pistol of the deceased police officer and fatally shot him. The suspect also opened fire on the partner of the sergeant, after which he fled the scene on foot. The partner of the sergeant was not hurt. Police launched a manhunt for the suspect and a combat team found him on Thursday on a farm. The suspect was urged to surrender but instead refused and pointed the state firearm at police officers. He was gunned down. The state firearm was recovered.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Robin-Lee Francke at IOL News

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