Woman shot in front of her family in Motherwell

JANUARY 22, 2015

A woman was shot in the head in front of her family at their home in Motherwell, in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape police said.

“On Tuesday night, an unknown person entered the home in Sihlungu Street, handed the 39-year-old woman a letter and shot her in the head,” said Warrant Officer, Dumile Gwavu.

"The letter is alleged to have a love affair as the reason for the shooting and the police are investigating an attempted murder case," he said.

The woman was taken to hospital where she is reportedly in a stable condition.