Pretoria man cuffed for allegedly shooting his ex-lover

A 27-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly shot his ex-girlfriend in the chest in Odi.

Handcuffs. Picture: Supplied.

JOHANNESBURG – A man in Pretoria has been arrested after attempting to kill his ex-girlfriend.

It's understood the man shot her in the chest in Odi.

Authorities say the woman is receiving medical treatment and recovering in hospital.

The police's Matthew Nkwadi says: “We arrested a 27-year-old suspect for apparently shooting and injuring his ex-girlfriend. She was shot once on her upper body and she has been hospitalized in a serious but stable condition.”

(Edited by Masechaba Sefularo)