Man arrested after 'killing wife inside police station as she reported domestic violence case'

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A man has allegedly shot dead his wife inside a police station.
A man has allegedly shot dead his wife inside a police station.
André Damons, Netwerk24

The news: An Eastern Cape woman was shot dead inside the Madeira police station allegedly by her husband while she was reporting a case of domestic violence, the police confirmed on Monday.

What we know: Police spokesperson Brigadier Thembinkosi Kinana said the gunman had allegedly attempted to escape after committing the crime, but was chased and arrested by the police.

A closer look: "Preliminary reports suggest that the deceased had gone to the police to report domestic violence at her place. While she was busy reporting to the police officer at the Community Service Centre, the husband entered the station and without saying anything, started shooting at the wife who succumbed to injuries sustained at the scene."

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