A police officer allegedly shot ex-girlfriend

A 31-year-old police officer allegedly shot his ex-girlfriend in Walvis Bay yesterday.

The Namibian Police Force's Crime Investigations Coordinator for Erongo, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu in a crime report issued today said the officer, who was on duty, allegedly shot the 22-year-old woman in the chest and twice in the arms with a service pistol.

The incident occurred around 16h20 in Kuisebmond.

The suspect handed himself over to the police.

The victim was taken to the Walvis Bay State Hospital in a critical but stable condition but was later transferred to a Windhoek hospital for further treatment.

Source: Namibia Press Agency