WOMEN SHOT IN BOTCHED HOUSE BREAK IN, KZN

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Two woman were shot at their home in Redberry, Phoenix during the early parts of this morning (Wednesday).

At approximately 02:51 members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the scene after receiving reports from the public reporting the shooting. Upon arrival a 70 year old woman was found to have sustained a single gunshot wound to her hand and a 30 year old woman was shot in the thigh. Both woman were stabilised on scene by paramedics from the Provincial Ambulance Service before being transported to hospital.

According to both victims they heard someone breaking the glass on their sliding door. A lone gunman then entered the home and shot both woman before picking up his spent cartridges & fleeing the scene without making any demands or stealing anything from the home.

The motive for the shooting has not been established at this stage.