File: It is reported that the victim and the suspect were in a relationship, according to SAPS.
JOHANNESBURG - A woman, believed to be in her 50's is in a critical condition, after she was shot by a man believed to be her boyfriend in Fourways, Johannesburg on Tuesday.
The woman was driving past an intersection at Cedar Road and Cedar West Avenue when she was attacked and shot twice in the upper body, according to Captain Mavela Masondo.
The suspect, aged 54 then fled the scene and was later discovered dead a few kilometres away from the crime scene.
Emergency services arrived on the scene and transported the woman to a nearby hospital.
"The motive of the attack remains unknown and police have opened a case of attempted murder and inquest for investigation", said Masondo.