Hermanus mom shot dead on way to work, 10-year-old daughter and husband wounded

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A 35-year-old mother was shot and killed on her way to work in Hermanus.
A 35-year-old mother was shot and killed on her way to work in Hermanus.
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A 35-year-old woman was shot dead on Monday morning while travelling to work in Hermanus.

Police spokesperson Frederick van Wyk said police were investigating a case of murder and two of attempted murder. 

He said:

According to reports, the family was on their way to work in their vehicle when [an] unknown gunman fired shots at them. The 35-year- old woman was shot and fatally wounded. The 40-year-old father and 10-year-old daughter were also shot and injured - they received treatment.

Netwerk24 identified the 35-year-old as Dorianne Lock who died on the scene.

It reported authorities were investigating the possibility the order for the shooting might have come from a prison in Caledon.

Van Wyk said the shooting occurred at Marigold Street, Mount Pleasant, Hermanus, and no arrests had yet been made.




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