Five people dead as another mass shooting occurred in Gugulethu

Police are investigating the murder of five people in Gugulethu. The four men and one woman were sitting in two vehicles in NY 5 on Saturday. The motive behind the murder is not yet known and no arrests have yet been made.

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According to the Police spokesperson, Colonel Andre Traut, the murder of the five follows another similar shooting that happened last week.

“Police reports indicate that two vehicles were parked on the side of the road in NY5 in Gugulethu at approximately 23H00 when a number of suspects were dropped from the two vehicles by another vehicle. The suspects approached the two vehicles and started firing numerous shots at the two parked vehicles.”

Traut said the suspects fled the scene immediately after the shooting.

”After the shooting incident, the suspects fled in the vehicle that had earlier dropped them. Serious and violent crime detectives are working around the clock in pursuit of a number of leads”, he added.

Saturday evening's shooting follows another shooting, also in Gugulethu, earliert he week, where four people in two vehicles were shot and killed.                                

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