| Gauteng police probe allegations that teen wrestled gun from rapist and shot him

A West Rand teenager has shot and killed a man who allegedly raped her.

A West Rand teenager has shot and killed a person who allegedly raped her.

Police are investigating allegations that a West Rand teenager shot and killed a person who raped her.

West Rand District police spokesperson Captain Eddie Boboko acknowledged an unknown man took the 15-year-dilapidated girl to an initiate field in Wedela at gunpoint at about 21: 15 on Saturday.

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The man then advised the girl to undress herself and proceeded to rape her, it’s miles alleged.

“Whereas the suspect used to be busy raping her, she fought assist and managed to bag assist of the firearm and shot the suspect on the upper physique,” Boboko added.

The girl dropped the firearm and ran home. She reported the incident to her mother.

The police contain been contacted on Sunday and the girl pointed out the crime scene.

“The deceased suspect used to be came across on the scene and the firearm used to be lacking. Police launched a ogle for the firearm nonetheless … it used to be not came across all around the search by K9 [Unit] members,” acknowledged Boboko.

A rape case used to be opened and an inquest is being investigated, Boboko added.

The girl will endure counselling.

Anybody who has records on the lacking firearm can contact Crime Pause on 08600 10111 or Wedela police on 071 675 7180.

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