Police investigators are probing the death of a suspected bandit who was shot last evening outside a bar in Middleton Street in Campbellville just as he attempted to rob a patron of the bar.
The incident took place just after 11pm and the robbery victim is nursing a gunshot wound to his face.
The suspected bandit reportedly opened fire on the man standing outside the bar and may have attempted to rob him.
A police officer who was close by reportedly witnessed the incident and opened fire on the suspected bandit who was hit to the chest and was pronounced dead at the hospital. Investigations are ongoing.