Lindita and Veton Musai, [photo at their wedding], were gunned down on December 31 by her estranged father
A young couple in Melbourne, Australia died in a double homicide Wednesday after been gunned down in cold blood by the bride’s deranged father as they partied together on New Year’s Eve.
The couple, 25-year-old Lindita and Veton Musai, 29, were hosting family at their home at 10.30am on new year’s eve when her estranged ‘devil’ father ambushed them from a bush. The couple celebrated their first anniversary just two days before they were gunned down
Osman Shaptafaj shot his own daughter and his son-in-law on their doorstep in front of other family members, then failed in a suicide bid.
55-year-old Shaptafaj, from Altona North then reportedly put the gun to his chin and pulled the trigger. He is the only survivor and is currently under police guard in hospital.
Lindita Musai died at the scene, her husband died in hospital on New Year’s Day.
The couple had celebrated their first wedding anniversary just two days before the attack.
Lindita and Veton Musai, seen [photo, at their lavish engagement], party in Nov 2019 – were hosting family at their home at 10.30am on new year’s eve when her estranged father ambushed them after springing out from a bush
Lindita and Veton Musai, seen [photo dancing together in 2017], celebrated their first anniversary just two days before they were gunned down
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Avid social media poster, Lindita and Veton Musai, [photo], were said to be were very popular in Melbourne’s Albanian community
Veton’s cousin Jetmir Lumani posted on Facebook: “Today we lost my beautiful baby cousin Veton Musai and his angel wife Lindita Musai….. I can’t even begin to explain how I feel.
“How a father can take his own daughters (sic) life is beyond comprehension.. but the devil truly is among us.”
Lindita died at the scene and Veton has since passed away in hospital.
Witness Lewis Thorne told Nine News: “This guy just jumped out of the bush into my peripheral vision, and then he put a gun to his chin and pulled it.
“He got up somehow after that and then about two or three minutes later, he did the same thing again to himself.
“I didn’t know the couple but they recently had a wedding, about six months ago.”
Police probing the shooting later found a gun on public land at the end of Salisbury St, close to the couple’s home.
The shooter: Osman Shaptafaj is transported by EMTs to hospital in Melbourne, Aus.,after shooting himself twice as well. He tried taking his own life moments after ‘ambushing’ and fatally shooting his 25-year-old daughter and her husband on New Year’s Eve
Friends or relatives embrace at the scene while police investigate the double shooting of Lindita and Veton Musai in their Melbourne home
The Yarraville and Albanian communities have been rocked.
Lindita’s friend told The Age: “She would always be smiling, always caring for others. She would always dance to Michael Jackson and just make everything fun.”
“[Veton] was just the funniest guy I’ve ever met in my life. He’s always put a smile on my face.”
In footage of the scene after the incident, visibly distraught family members and neighbors could be seen comforting each other as emergency services dealt with the incident and police forensics teams began investigations.
Police say they are not looking for any other offenders.
The double-homicide happened at Lindita and Veton Musai‘s home in Yarraville, Melbourne on New Year’s Eve