A police officer on suspension has been arrested following a shootout with police last evening.
According to reports, while on patrol along KP Lands, La Plata, Valencia, police were alerted by two men that a man was threatening to shoot them.
On investigating, the officers confronted a man identified as Joshua Roberts who allegedly whipped out a firearm and opened fire on them.
The police returned fire and Roberts subsequently dropped his firearm.
The assailant was arrested, a Walther pistol and 14 rounds of ammunition were recovered at the scene.