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Probe Launched After Five-Year-Old Struck By Stray Bullet While Watching TV At Home

Preliminary investigations suggest that the bullet might have been fired from an unknown location. The boy had fallen asleep while watching TV, and it was his elder brother who discovered he had been shot when he went to fetch him.

Police in Musina, Limpopo, are currently investigating a case of attempted murder following a tragic incident in which a five-year-old boy was struck by a stray bullet.

The event took place at a location called Matswale on Saturday, as reported by provincial police spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba.

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According to Colonel Ledwaba, the incident occurred just after midnight when the bullet penetrated the roof of the family’s residence and struck the child.According to Colonel Ledwaba, the incident occurred just after midnight when the bullet penetrated the roof of the family’s residence and struck the child.

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Preliminary investigations suggest that the bullet might have been fired from an unknown location. The boy had fallen asleep while watching TV, and it was his elder brother who discovered he had been shot when he went to fetch him.

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Upon discovering the injured child, the elder brother quickly alerted their grandmother. The family acted swiftly, rushing the five-year-old boy to the hospital.

As of now, the child is receiving medical treatment. The police have yet to determine the origin of the bullet and are continuing their investigation into this alarming case.

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise is a passionate and dedicated local news writer who brings the latest news and updates from your community straight to your doorstep. With years of experience in journalism, Keitumetse has established herself as a reliable source of information, covering a wide range of topics that matter to you.
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