Manhunt after three shot dead in Khayelitsha, Cape Town

By | December 15, 2021

Police in Khayelitsha is searching for a suspected gunman who shot and killed three adult males early Tuesday morning in the Site C area of the city.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the three victims were sitting in a vehicle at approximately 2 a. m. on Mbekweni Street located in Site C when shots sprang out from a nearby location. Officers responded and located two bodies inside the car and another outside, all suffering from injuries consistent with a gunshot at the scene. The unidentified male victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Brigadier Novela Potelwa, the ages of the victims are estimated to be between 30 and 40 years old, their identification, car ownership, and motive behind the shooting are the subject of a police investigation.

Khayelitsha police have opened a triple murder docket for investigation, Potelwa added. Authorities are urging anyone with information in connection to the incident to contact CrimeStop on 08600 10111 or the MySAPS app.