North West mom shot dead, son injured

Johannesburg - A 47-year-old woman has been shot dead and her son wounded in Lerome village near Mogwase, North West police said on Thursday.

Two men attacked the two on Wednesday night, police spokesperson Thulani Ngubane said.

The woman was sleeping in her house with her four children when they heard a knock on the door.

"One of her sons went to unlock, but was shot in the chest while opening."

Ngubane said the two men went to the bedroom where the woman was sleeping and shot her. The other children were unharmed.

The wounded 21-year-old son was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

Ngubane said the motive for the killing was not known and police were searching for the men.

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Bheki Dladla 2014/08/29 08:15:47 AM
This is horrible. Some people have no regard for life at all. I hope they get caught and that justice is served. may her soul RIP
Jenny Anderson 2014/08/29 12:36:09 PM
Where is the father!!!!!!!!!!!!! Now these kids don't have anyone
Andrew Molotsi 2014/08/31 08:03:35 PM
It is sad to experience this brutal killings in our society, when will this come to an end? Now children are living in fear in their own home..