Hazendal man shoots his mother after argument

2016-05-24 06:00

Athlone police responded to a shooting in Oasis Road, Hazendal, on Friday 13 May, where it emerged that a 40-year-old man allegedly shot and wounded his 72-year-old mother.

Police questioned the victim and found she sustained a gunshot wound to the back of her head and had injuries to her arm.

It is alleged that he shot her after an argument started between the two, police say.

A case of attempted murder has been opened for investigation.

The victim’s 40-year-old son has been arrested and a a legally registered .38 revolver with ammunition has been confiscated.


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