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Cop shoots 2 sisters to death, kills self

2014-06-08 09:04

Johannesburg - A 27-year-old police constable shot and killed two sisters and then shot himself in Emdeni, Soweto on Sunday morning, Gauteng police said.

"The man shot the twin sisters - one was his girlfriend, before he shot and killed himself," Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said.

"He then shot and killed himself. The women had one bullet wound each to the upper body."

The motive for the shooting was not know.

He said the man was stationed at the Booysens police station.

Police opened inquest and murder dockets.

Comments
  • Jim Wallace - 2014-06-08 09:11

    So , he shot the twin and realised it was not his girlfriend that he shot. So he went on to shoot the other one , then himself. Or he shot both of them at the same time, this is sad, world of guns

      agness.makgoka - 2014-06-08 09:33

      You are a fool John Nel

      Jaco Human - 2014-06-08 09:41

      Not world of guns, guns don't kill people - people kill people. Look at the reality why was this man appointed in the SAPD. I think it more a problem with the people, training and monitoring in the SAPD. We have serious problems in the SAPD.

      Siyabulela Mangcaka - 2014-06-08 11:10

      Pay cops enough i.e R15000 per month then there won't be cases like this.their soul must rest in peace all of them.

  • Jim Wallace - 2014-06-08 09:11

    So , he shot the twin and realised it was not his girlfriend that he shot. So he went on to shoot the other one , then himself. Or he shot both of them at the same time, this is sad, world of guns

      Jackie Moon - 2014-06-08 11:53

      He was making double sure that his girlfriend would die.

  • Andre Visser - 2014-06-08 09:17

    Why am I not surprised... Gangstas & Thugs are township hero's & role models - Lekker in Suid Afrika nê Buti..

      Victor Cover Mkhaliphi - 2014-06-08 10:15

      Andre I suggest you start visiting townships for you to really understand how we live. There's nothing gangster about this ex-constable. He was just plain naive, stupid and selfish.

  • Charles Makatong - 2014-06-08 09:22

    I feel sorry for the parents of those sisters,as to this stupid ass bull, I don't no what to say...

      Mangoale Nicolas - 2014-06-08 11:33

      Hw sad, but this gals aint loyal, if some1 has no motive of taking u somewer in life mention it in da begining. This ladies @tyms leave our brothers in a plc of desparation an they would be hlpless I've been there but I confined in da lord I was healed, I'm not justifying the actions of the guy its a bad move he made but ladies shud be careful some ppl have short temper that's y such end up hapening

  • Conrad Olivier - 2014-06-08 09:26

    If you have to commit suicide - fine. Just don't make that decision for other people.

  • Shepherd Mulisa - 2014-06-08 09:32

    "He then shot and killed himself".

  • agness.makgoka - 2014-06-08 09:34

    Such guys are cowards. Why not kill yourself only but others as well! Bastard

  • deeso.canham - 2014-06-08 09:40

    This John Nel has no place in our Democratic South Africa his comments are always racial and out of line, stupid rock spider

      feikmc.heither - 2014-06-08 10:55

      Thank you for spotting and mentioning that.

  • Afriman Jackson - 2014-06-08 09:40

    STOP giving constables guns!..

      Gideon Joubert - 2014-06-08 10:01

      Wait, what? How are they supposed to perform their duties then?

      Siyambonga Sinyekemba - 2014-06-08 10:15

      He might have been on duty on the time of incident.

  • Jabulani Joseph - 2014-06-08 09:42

    may all their soul,s rest in peace family and friend,s find closure. Let ther hand of all mighty be upon the bereaved family,s

  • Kasper Mbayimbayi - 2014-06-08 09:47

    Oh! Lord why Lord? May the sisters souls rest in peace.

      Jackie Moon - 2014-06-08 11:46

      What about the shooter's soul? Its likely that what he experienced in the line of duty had effects that spilled over into his conduct in his personal life.

  • thapelomilton.mabusela - 2014-06-08 10:01

    Live by the gun die by the gun

  • Thobi Milano Pheto - 2014-06-08 10:31

    I think there's something wrong with the environment the police work in. One of my police friend also 27 had been admitted to a psychiatric hospital he's completely lost his mind? ??

  • Masesi Phawe - 2014-06-08 11:01

    may the lord give the police official the mercy nd prayers,is to much for our sisters to die like this,holy spirit be with families of the deceased

      Jackie Moon - 2014-06-08 11:42

      Can you prove that the deceased played no role in the circumstances leading up to this event?

      Langa Kapueja - 2014-06-08 12:18

      Something tells me that the cop said a lengthy prayer before he shot himself...most suicidal killers do. I like the muslims ones even more, "Allahu Akbar!!!" It's so mellow dramatic but does nothing to heal the inflicted wounds of those left behind. Infact...It makes the world hate religion even more. The holy sprit should have shielded those victims in the first place...really¿ Think about it.

  • Thombela Ka Mjoli - 2014-06-08 11:10

    Its a good i dea to love..But u need to have a room for disapointments...You cannot expect a 100% partner in this universe...otherwise there will be more unnecesary deaths

  • Dirkie Dura - 2014-06-08 12:05

    Someone won,t just shoot at anyone unless mentally ill and the stupid comment of why cops take guns home,jys dom j

  • Abe Sunday - 2014-06-08 12:09

    Is a message to you that your dating cops,if you still want to cheat pls dont go for cops and when they fall inlove with you is either they marry or just a dating stuff your life is no longer save.is good to stay away frm guns carrier.

  • Boby Mohale - 2014-06-08 12:38

    Now confused course in other media they said those women are stil alive.

  • Patrick Mashaba - 2014-06-08 12:52

    Feel shame to those married or in love with police officers . The same firearm he carries on a daily basis will one day take your life together with children . Police officers are always stressed because of the working condition . More especially the junior police officers as they are the staff members doing most of the challenging work .

  • Esrol Hendricks - 2014-06-08 13:07

    News24 get ur ducks in a row pls, the sisters are still alive !!

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