CT man expected in court for allegedly shooting his mother

The man allegedly shot his mother twice, in the back of the head & in the arm.

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JOHANNESBURG - A 40-year-old man is appearing in court today after he allegedly shot his elderly mother.

The 72-year-old woman is still in a critical condition at Groote Schuur Hospital following the incident on Friday.

The motive for shooting is unclear.

The man allegedly shot his mother twice; in the back of the head and in the arm.

A shocked neighbour says the mother and son were close.

The man apparently called police and emergency services himself after the shooting.