Dad kills daughters & himself

Authorities believe the incident is the result of a domestic dispute.

Three people have died and one person has been injured following a shooting in Brackenhurst south of Johannesburg on 18 July. Authorities believe the incident may be as a result of domestic violence.

JOHANNESBURG - A shooting in Brackenhurst south of Johannesburg on Thursday morning has left a father and his two teenage daughters dead.

Their mother is in a critical condition in hospital.

The incident allegedly occurred while the mother was on her way to drop off the girls at school.

The man was allegedly waiting for his family to arrive at an intersection near his home.

The police's Lungelo Dlamini says when they arrived, the man fired several shots at the vehicle.

"The children aged 14 and 18 died on the way to the hospital. The mother was rushed to the hospital with gunshot wounds."

Paramedics say it's unclear what's happened but it's believed the incident may be the result of a domestic dispute.

Netcare 911's Santi Steinman says a woman was rushed to a nearby Netcare hospital for urgent medical care.

"The exact details of the incident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation."