NATIONAL NEWS: Traffic cop shot at point blank range

Dashcam footage has captured a Cape Town traffic officer being shot and wounded at point blank range while patrolling the N2 highway.

Captured from the officer’s vehicle’s dashboard camera, the footage shows the officer being targeted by an unknown armed man.

The man approaches the officer and shoots him in the back while he was busy with routine patrols.

Nizaam Alexander, identified as the officer, is seen returning fire and chasing after the perpetrator.

He is unable to catch him, but continues with his duties before seeking medical help.

The officer seems to have suffered minor wounds.

The video was put up on YouTube by Safely Home.

Watch the video here:

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Rorisang Kgosana
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