The Western Cape police are currently investigating a tragic incident that took place in Gugulethu on Saturday night. Four men and a woman were fatally shot while sitting in their cars, according to Police spokesperson Andre Traut.
The shooting occurred at approximately 23H00 in NY5, Gugulethu. Two vehicles were parked on the side of the road when a group of suspects were dropped from another vehicle. The suspects approached the parked cars and opened fire, resulting in the deaths of the victims.
Immediately after the shooting, the suspects fled the scene in the same vehicle that had dropped them off. The police have launched a thorough investigation into the incident and are currently following up on multiple leads.
This incident marks the second shooting in the area, as just last week, five individuals lost their lives in a similar incident in Gugulethu. The police are working tirelessly to solve these cases and bring the perpetrators to justice.
Increased Police Presence
Following these tragic events, the police have increased their presence in Gugulethu to ensure the safety and security of the community. Additional patrols and resources have been deployed to the area to prevent further violence and apprehend those responsible.
Community members are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities or individuals to the authorities. Cooperation between the police and the community is crucial in solving these crimes and preventing future incidents.