Six killed in Khayelitsha mass shooting

Six killed in Khayelitsha mass shooting

Police in the Western Cape are hunting for an unknown number of gunmen who shot and killed six people in Khayelitsha on Sunday night.

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Provincial police spokesperson Novella Potelwa says police were called out to the scene early on Sunday evening.


"Reports from the scene indicate police were called out to the corner of Maphongwana and Idada Street in Site C after 20:00 on Sunday evening, where they found the bodies of the five victims who had been shot. A sixth person who had been rushed to hospital was certified dead on arrival.


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"Organised crime detectives are hard at work busy with an investigation."


The identities of the victims are yet to be determined.

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