Wednesday 21 October, 2020

One dead after shooting incident in Siparia

A 24-year-old man who went on a shooting spree in Siparia on Friday is dead, after he turned the weapon on himself.

He has been identified as Dillon Bedassie.

The incident reportedly took place at about 3.30 am at the home of his ex-girlfriend in Syne Village, Siparia.

Bedassie reportedly went to the home and began shouting out the girl’s name before firing an estimated ten shots, over a period of five minutes.

During his shooting spree, a 17-year-old boy was shot twice – once in his chest and once in his foot.

Bedassie, police were told, then shot himself.

The wounded teenager was rushed for medical treatment and up to Saturday morning, he was said to be in a serious but stable condition.

Police were told that Bedassie had recently broken up with the teen's 19-year-old sister.


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