Local soccer coach allegedly kills wife‚ kids before turning gun on himself

An East London soccer coach allegedly shot and killed his wife and two children before turning the gun on himself.

The man‚ believed to be in his 30s‚ survived the incident and is in a critical condition in hospital.

He is the coach of popular Duncan Village soccer club‚ Birmingham City.

East London police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Mtati Tana said the motive for the shooting was still unclear.

“We can't speculate about the motive of the shooting but we can confirm that a woman‚ her two children were shot and killed. A man‚ who is suspected to have committed the crime‚ survived and the murder weapon was found on the scene‚” said Tana.

The shooting happened at Duncan Village's C-section‚ in an area called Toilet City. It is believed to have happened just before 7am on Tuesday as the two teenage children‚ aged 13 and 14‚ were preparing to go to school.

 

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