Otjomuise man shoots girlfriend, then self...woman lives, but he doesn't

January 28, 2018, 5:14pm

An Otjomuise resident, Basson Willem (48), on Saturday evening shot his girlfriend with a revolver in an attempt to kill her, before killing himself with the same gun.

Willem shot his girlfriend at around 23h50 in 7 De Laan, then went home to shoot himself.

The woman who survived the shooting was rushed to the Katutura State Hospital where she is receiving medical treatment.

The police reported that the motive for the attempted murder and suicide is still unknown.

The next of kin of the deceased has been informed, and police investigations continue.