Cop dies of gunshot wound at roadblock in Sepang



A cop collapsed and died of a gunshot wound while manning a roadblock with his colleagues in Dengkil, Sepang today.

The 26-year-old policeman died on the spot in the incident at 3.55am.

Selangor police chief Noor Azam Jamaludin said police officers manning the roadblock suddenly heard a gunshot and saw one of their colleagues sprawled on the road.

"Police are investigating the cause of the incident to wrap up the case,” he said when contacted by Bernama.

Sepang district deputy police chief Md Noor Aehwan Mohammad said the policeman suffered a gunshot to the head.

“It has been classified as a sudden death report. Further investigations are continuing,” he said when contacted.

Noor Aehwan said the policeman had served the force for five years and was married with a child.

- Bernama

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