A woman is in critical condition after being shot by her boyfriend in Fourways, in Johannesburg north, on Tuesday morning.
He shot himself near Fourways Mall after fleeing the scene, according to emergency services.
Police spokesperson captain Mavela Masondo said the woman was driving on the corner of Cedar Road and Cedar Avenue West in Fourways.
Masondo said the woman’s boyfriend approached her at the intersection and shot her twice in the upper body. He said the woman was taken to the nearby hospital in a serious condition.
Update on the shooting at Life Fourways Hospital: The suspect shot himself near Fourways Mall after fleeing the scene.
— SCP SECURITY (@SCP_SECURITY) March 19, 2019
“The boyfriend was later found a few kilometres away from the scene. He committed suicide as he shot himself inside the car.”
Shooting near Fourways Life Hospital: West and Cedar Roads. A man in a white Range Rover shot and wounded a female driver. Motive unknown. #CrimeWatch
— Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) March 19, 2019
His motive was still unknown. An inquest case had been opened.
This is a developing story.