Police minister to visit Alex shooting victim's family

Police Minister Bheki Cele is visiting the home of Samantha Radebe, who was killed by crossfire in a shootout on Wednesday.

JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Bheki Cele and Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko are expected to visit the home of an Alexandra woman allegedly shot and killed by police early this week.

Samantha Radebe was on her way from work when the incident occurred.

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According to the police, officers were chasing a stolen vehicle when a shootout with suspects ensued.

Witnesses told eNCA the only people firing bullets, were the police.

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The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) is probing the incident.

Community members marched to the local police station this week.

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eNCA