A mother believed to be in her late twenties has been shot and killed in an incident on Saturday night around 08:30pm.

Rescue Care Paramedics responded to the shooting at the Engen Garage in Tara Road in Wentworth. On arrival they found the mother lying on the ground. She had sustained gunshot wounds to her upper body. Paramedics assessed her and found that she had suffered extensive injuries and there was nothing more Paramedics could do for her and she was declared deceased on the scene. The Mothers child who was in the vehicle was lucky to escape unharmed during the incident.

At this stage the events leading up to the shooting are unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.

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