Police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said employees were confronted by six armed robbers when they opened the shop.
“They threatened the employees and stole a number of cellphones. As they were escaping, they were confronted by the mall’s security, where a shootout ensued.”
He said one of the alleged robbers was shot in the leg and was taken to hospital under police guard.
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Police recovered some cellphones and one unlicensed firearm.
Masondo said three others were still on the run.
The Totalsports store remains closed.