- Sampson Ataafi suspected his girlfriend, Melody Owusu of cheating on him, and trailed her to her new boyfriend
- He targeted her through the trap door to the room and opened fire on her
- After firing the gun which hit Melody on the left breast, he thought his plan to kill her had materialised and reloaded the gun to shoot himself
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A man has reportedly shot himself dead after his failed attempt to kill his girlfriend, who he allegedly caught with another man.
The unfortunate incident happened at Alavanyo Wududi in the Hohoe Municipality on Wednesday, May 25, 2021, a Citi News report stated.
The deceased, Sampson Ataafi, suspected his girlfriend, Melody Owusu of cheating on him, and trailed her to her new boyfriend at about 1:00 am on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.
Sampson upon realizing that Melody was in her new boyfriend’s room, targeted her through the trap door to the room and opened fire on her.
After firing the gun which hit Melody on the left breast, he thought his plan to kill her had materialised and reloaded the gun to shoot himself.
“... the gentleman traced the girlfriend to the new boyfriend’s room. So he shot the girl through the trap door, but fortunately, the girl survived, but the bullet hit her on the left breast. The man thought the lady was dead, so he then reloaded the gun and shot himself, dying instantly,” a resident narrated
In other news, a 21-year-old man, Emmanuel Adjei, is in police grips for allegedly taking the life of a five-year-old boy in a house where he lived at Boete in the Obuasi East District in the Ashanti Region.
In a report filed by Citi News, Emmanuel Adjei reportedly escaped from the house and fled the town to go hide in a nearby community called Diewousu.
The boy was declared missing for some hours but was later found in the room of the suspect, laying in a lifeless state under the bed.
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