Dangerous Criminals killed after gunshot exchange in Solwezi

By Correspondent

Police in Solwezi have gunned down two dangerous criminals who have been terrorizing residents in the district.

North Western Province Deputy Commissioner Paul Achiume has confirmed the incident which happened around 03:00 hrs in Highland Compound.

Mr Achiume confirmed that the two criminals has 30 round live ammunition and used five in a gunshot exchange with the owner of the house they attacked.

“I can confirm that two criminals have been gunned down in Highland compound” Mr Achiume said.

The owner of the house managed to gun own one criminal while the other was gunned down by the Police squad.

The dangerous criminals in early hours of Wednesday October 30, 2013 attacked another family when they attempted to rob some money but failed and ended up shooting 3 people in the same area when the police responded.