Man arrested for Soweto shooting

2015-01-01 14:05

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - A man was arrested for shooting and killing a man and wounding another in Dobsonville, Soweto, on Thursday, Gauteng police said.

Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said the man was walking in the street at 05:45 when he found the victims standing with a woman.

A quarrel apparently started when he tried to get the woman to leave with him. He pulled out a gun and allegedly shot one man in the right hand. The other man was shot once in the upper body. He died on the scene.

The shooter was arrested on the scene.

Makhubela said it was not clear if the arrested man knew the woman. He would appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court soon.

Read more on:    soweto  |  johannesburg  |  crime
NEXT ON NEWS24X 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


Matric Results are coming soon!

Notify me when results become available

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 network.