2 killed, 2 hurt in North West shooting

2014-07-06 15:02


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Mahikeng - A 33-three-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife and sister-in-law and shooting and wounding a former girlfriend and her boyfriend, North West police said on Sunday.

"It is alleged that the suspect arrived at his wife's parental home in Tlhabane where he shot and killed... [his] wife, 34, who died instantly," Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone said in a statement.

"The victim's elder sister, aged 39, went outside to investigate after hearing a gunshot, but the suspect shot and killed her too."

The man allegedly went on the shooting spree on Saturday morning.

He then fled the scene by car and went to his 33-year-old former girlfriend's home in Robega village. He allegedly shot her and her current boyfriend, aged 35. Both were critically injured and taken to Chaneng clinic.

The man was arrested shortly afterwards and expected to appear in the Bafokeng Magistrate's Court soon.
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