Woman tries to shoot boyfriend for visiting wife

2014-12-25 10:43

A woman has been arrested for allegedly shooting at her married boyfriend in Dobsonville, Soweto.

Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said the woman (30) allegedly attempted to shoot her boyfriend last night, after the two argued about him visiting his wife for Christmas.

“The man wanted to go to his wife for Christmas. The girlfriend refused and this resulted in an argument. The man packed his bag. The girlfriend blocked him, pulled out a firearm and fired a shot at him but missed.”

The man ran to the police and the woman was arrested.

Makhubela said the woman was found in possession of a firearm which did not belong to her.

“It was established the gun belongs to her friend who is a police officer.”

He said the woman was also charged with theft of a firearm, as she allegedly took her friend’s firearm without her consent.

She would appear in the Protea Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.