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Alleged robber shot by wheelchair-bound man in East London

MAY 3, 2017
Alleged robber shot by wheelchair-bound man in East London

Cambridge police, in East London, say on Tuesday they were notified about a shooting incident that happened at an East London Shopping Complex in Vincent in the afternoon.

"It is alleged that a wheelchair-bound man shot another man, who was, apparently, trying to rob him of his money at an ATM," said police spokesperson, Capt Nkosikho Mzuku.

"Police are investigating a case of robbery.

"The suspect (44) was allegedly shot in the leg."

He was later rushed to a local hospital for medical attention.

"The suspect is due to appear in the East London Magistrates’ Court soon on charges of robbery," she said.