Man shoots woman, turns gun on himself

The suspect tragically died after he shot himself.


Charges of attempted murder and inquest are being investigated by Mpumalanga police following a shooting at a clothing store at Hammarsdale Junction on Saturday morning at 9:15 am, Highway Mail reports.

Captain Nqobile Gwala said a 21-year-old woman was shot and injured by a known suspect who also turned a gun on himself.

Circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated.

Nick Dollman, media liaison for Netcare Limited said: “Netcare 911 received reports of a shooting at a clothing store in a shopping centre in Hammarsdale. They responded as well as paramedics from EMRS, police and security.”

READ MORE: Update: Two dead after shooting at lingerie shop in PTA East

“Reports from the scene indicated that a woman in her twenties had been shot more than once. Her injuries were serious and she was attended to by an Advanced Life Support paramedic and stabilised before being transported by EMRS to hospital,” said Dollman.

He added a man in his 20s, had also been shot and tragically died at the scene.

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Update: Two dead after shooting at lingerie shop in PTA East

– Caxton News Service

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