Toddler who was shot, in hospital with injuries

South Africa

A toddler, aged 2, who was shot in Lonely Park, Mahikeng on Tuesday, is alive but has sustained serious injuries, North West police said.

Lieutenant Amanda Funani said a 31-year-old man is currently on the run after he allegedly shot and killed his 29-year-old girlfriend and her 52-year-old mother.

The incident happened on Tuesday, 25 September 2018, at about 09:15 in Lonely Park outside Mahikeng. The suspect reportedly also shot a 25 year old man and the two year old girl who sustained serious injuries and had to be transferred to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg,” said Funani.

The police are investigating two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder and the motive for the killing is yet to be known..


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