Cape Town police probe double murder

By Tshego Lepule Time of article published Feb 20, 2021

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Cape Town - Police are investigating cases of double murder and attempted murder after three people sitting in a vehicle n Elsies River, Cape Town, were shot.

The incident occurred shortly after midday on Saturday on the corner of 28th Avenue and Halt Road.

Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said: “Three people were shot, two men in their thirties were fatally injured while a female in her twenties was wounded and transported to a medical facility for treatment.

“According to reports, the shooting occurred about 12.30pm. The victims were sitting inside a white VW golf when unidentified suspects shot at them."

The motive for the killing is unknown at this stage, and no arrests have been made, Rwexana said.

Earlier on Saturday, the body of a female was found on an open field in Hanover Park.

Rwexana explained that the deceased had no visible injuries and that a post-mortem would be conducted to determine the cause of death.

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