Sun. May 31st, 2020

Killarney Mall shooting: Man kills wife before turning gun on himself

Killarney Mall in Houghton, Johannesburg, turned into an active crime scene after a man shot and killed his wife.

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According to Vision Tactical, their units as well as “SAPS and relevant authorities” one the scene. The case is being handled as a domestic issue:

“Reported domestic issue, male shot female in a retail shop and then turned the gun on himself, both male and female died on scene”.

Vision Tactical

Shots fired at Killarney Mall

Vision Tactical confirmed in an update report that the victim worked at Killarney Mall. According to eyewitnesses, the armed man entered her place of employed and started arguing.

The team stated that the man “shoved her into the office at the back of the store […] with another employee,” where he shot the victim “numerous times.”

He then turned the gun on himself. The Vision Tactical team arrived within minutes. First responders confirm that both the man and woman had already succumbed to their injuries.

“We then alerted our emergency control room to contact the SAPS, JMPD and emergency services who responded to the scene.”

Yaseen Theba

More to follow. This is developing story.

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