Teen shoots himself with police mom's gun

2016-01-26 17:30
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Bloemfontein – A Free State police captain was left distraught after her son shot and killed himself with her gun, police said on Tuesday.

Police spokesperson Ikobeng Hlubi said the boy's mother found his body at their home in Bloemanda in Bloemfontein on Monday evening.

The boy was understood to have been alone at the time.

"No suicide note was left and we are still unsure of the motive," Hlubi said.

Hlubi said an inquest docket had been opened after the incident.

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