Gunman allegedly shot a KwaZulu-Natal social employee and subsequently killed himself.
Hlengiwe Makhathini was shot a number of occasions on Friday by a gunman who she was allegedly conversant in.
After the incident, the gunman killed himself.
In response to the provincial social improvement division in a press release on Saturday, 37-year-old Makhathini was attacked whereas she was along with her boyfriend within the Mandlanzini space, close to Empangeni.
“The attacker gained entry into her room, which was unlocked on the time.
“The attacker allegedly accused Ms Makhathini of dishonest on him earlier than pulling out a firearm and fired a number of pictures on the deceased.”
The assertion indicated that her boyfriend managed to flee by way of a toilet window when the incident was ongoing.
“On his return, he discovered Ms Makhathini in a pool of blood with a number of gunshot wounds.”
“She was declared lifeless on the scene by medical and rescue groups.”
“The attacker later turned the gun on himself and was discovered lifeless in his home at Esikhaleni J1 Part,” it learn.
The provincial social improvement division has deployed a crew of senior social employees to supply assist to Makhathini’s household.