7-year-old shot to death in Seremban [NSTTV]

Policemen at the scene following the incident at Taman Sentosa Jaya. -NSTP/AZRUL EDHAM MOHD AMINUDDIN

SEREMBAN: A seven-year-old boy was believed to have been shot by his own father, a police corporal, in an incident at Jalan Widuri 1, Taman Sentosa Jaya, near here yesterday.

The incident happened as the two were in a Proton Wira, afterwhich police believe the corporal shot himself.

Seremban district police chief Asst Comm Mohd Said Ibrahim said they received a distress call at about 6.42pm informing them that a 35-year-old local man and a boy had died in a car.

“Initial investigation found that the man had shot himself and we believe he shot his son before that. There are gunshot wounds to the head on both bodies,” he said at the scene yesterday.

Police are still investigating what led to the shootings and the case is being probed under Section 302, classified as sudden death. — BERNAMA


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