Horror!! Policeman Shoots Wife & Her Brother Dead, Attempts Suicide Inside Courtroom

Horror!! Policeman Shoots Wife & Her Brother Dead, Attempts Suicide Inside Courtroom

It was a fatal tragedy on Monday as police officer shot his estranged wife and brother to dead in court room during a divorce arrangement.

The officer  however attempted   commit murder by shooting himself but Narrowly

The incident in South Africa´s southeastern port city of Durban occurred on the eighth floor of the regional magistrate court building as the court heard the annulment case between the couple.

“At around 11:00 am… the suspect shot at the wife and her brother and both died at the scene,” police spokeswoman Colonel Thembeka Mbele told AFP, adding that the hearing had been about to resume after the break.

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The two victims suffered several gunshot wounds, she said.

The suspect, 32, turned the gun on himself but survived.

“He tried to commit suicide and has been taken to hospital where he is in a critical condition,” she said.

Mbele confirmed the suspect was an off-duty police officer.

Local reports said that the two victims were in the court´s public gallery when the shooter tried to talk to them before opening fire.

South Africa´s TimesLive online paper said visibly shaken court staff, including clerks and interpreters, were escorted from the building.

Security is usually tight at South African courts where visitors and workers pass through metal detectors and bags are X-rayed.

Police officers are allowed to go in with their firearms if they are on duty.

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