Mother dies, children injured after shooting

2019-05-16 06:01

A 35-year-old woman has been taken in for questioning after a 34-year-old woman was shot dead and her two children injured on Monday night in Browns Farm Philippi.

Nyanga Police Station spokesperson Ntomboxolo Sitshitshi said police were called out to the scene and when they arrived the mother was found lying in a pool of blood with injuries in her face and upper body.

She said her 8-year-old and one-month- old children were also injured during the ordeal and are in hospital.

Sitshitshi said the motive is unknown but the police are investing the incident.

They appeal to anyone who might have information to contact Nyanga Police Station on 021 380 3304/3320 or 082 469 2470. The public can also call the Crime Stop number, 086 001 0111.


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