Police arrest Hillbrow Theatre shooting suspect

File: Police have arrested a man who gunned down an audience member at the Hillbrow Theatre on Sunday night. Photo: via Wikimedia Commons

JOHANNESBURG - Police believe they have caught the man who gunned down an audience member at the Hillbrow Theatre on Sunday night.

A 26-year-old man died on the scene and several others were injured.

The theatre said it’s shocked by the incident.

READ: Gunman kills one, injures eight at Hillbrow Theatre

The suspect faces charges of murder, attempted murder, armed robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm.

The 33-year-old suspect was arrested during an armed robbery at the Greenstone Mall.

He is now under police guard in Thembisa Hospital.

 

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