National 1.9.2016 02:28 pm

Mbombela woman collapses, dies during a shooting

Crime scene. Picture: Lowvelder

Crime scene. Picture: Lowvelder

A man is in a serious condition after he was shot.

A man was wounded during a shooting incident, while a young woman at the scene collapsed and died in the Mbombela CBD area, in Mpumalanga, on Thursday.

According to police spokesperson Sergeant Gerald Sedibe, the man is in a serious but stable condition, Lowvelder reported.

“When the shooting happened, a policewoman who witnessed the incident saw the suspect running down the street and chased after him and arrested the man,” he said.

Sedibe said a case of attempted murder has been opened, and police were still investigating.

He added that during the incident, a young woman collapsed at the scene and died.

“We are doing an inquest into her death,” he added.

Police investigations are ongoing.

– Caxton News Service



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