Husband shoots wife then surrenders to police

The woman was treated at her home and was later moved to a nearby hospital.

Police negotiated with the suspect who voluntarily handed himself over. Picture:EWN.

CAPE TOWN - A 41-year-old woman was on Sunday receiving medical care in hospital after she was shot by her husband at their Strandfontein home.

Officials said they responded to a complaint of a shooting incident in Admiral Drive on Saturday night.

It was alleged that the victim's 43-year-old husband fired several shots at her.

The woman was treated at her home and was later moved to a nearby hospital.

"Police managed to diffuse the situation," said the police's Frederick van Wyk.

"They negotiated with the suspect and he voluntarily gave himself over to police members."