One of the suspects in the Randburg cash-in-transit heist has been declared dead after a shootout with security officials on Tuesday afternoon.
A video taken by concerned witnesses in Randburg was posted online, where one could clearly see the suspect was shot after opening fire.
The footage showed the armed man falling to the ground after failing to get into his getaway vehicle.
Eyewitness News reported the police said around 20 suspects attempted to rob a coin cash van, prior to the shoot-out which took one of the suspects' lives.
However, Briefly.co.za gathered only one of the suspects were fatally wounded and the rest managed to get away with an undisclosed amount of money.
The roads were the incident took place has been closed as law enforcement officials continue to investigate the scene.
Following the incident, parent rushed to a nursery school across the street to collect their children.
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