A 36-year-old Woman was shot and killed at a soccer field in Tshino Ndiitwani village, Vuwani in Limpopo on Friday. The incident took place at around 21:00.

Police were alerted to the shooting incident and rushed to the scene.

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On arrival, joined by the Emergency Medical Services, the female victim was found on the scene with gunshot wounds on the upper body. She was certified dead on the scene. Her identity will be released in due course.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased was coming from work at a local retail store when she was shot and killed by an unknown suspect. Police opened a case of murder.

Woman shot and killed at a soccer field in Vuwani
A 36-year-old Woman was shot and killed in Vuwani


The motive behind the incident is currently unknown but will be determined by further investigation.

Police at Vuwani have since launched a manhunt for suspects. Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has condemned the incident. She further urged the community to come forward with information that can help police in arresting the suspect.

Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects involved should contact Detective Sergeant Dovhani Sadiki on 083 872 5529. Crime stop number on 08600 10111 or also nearest police station or MySAPS App.