Kaya News Reporter
A KZN security officer went on a shooting spree this Saturday killing 6 people, including his 5-year old son. The officer from Mooi River, Kwazulu-Natal suspected his girlfriend was having an affair with one of his colleagues, another security officer.
According to Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) spokesperson Grace Langa, the suspect first started his shooting spree by setting alight and killing a colleague at his offices.
He then fled in a company vehicle and shot and killed 5 other people including his 5-year old son.
“He then shot his five-year-old son, a 34- year-old female relative and her 5-year-old son and a 13-year-old relative in Mooi River. He proceeded from there and shot his girlfriend, who was critically injured.”
The KZN security officer then located the security officer he suspected was having an affair with his girlfriend and shot and killed him.
A task team was alerted and a shootout ensued which resulted in the suspect being killed in the line of fire.