Five killed in gang-related shootings in Cape Town

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South African police say five people were killed in suspected gang-related shootings in Seawinds and Hillview on the Cape Flats, an expansive, low-lying, flat area situated to the southeast of the central business district of Cape Town. .


The police spokesperson, Malcolm Pojie says a 15-year-old teenager was killed in a drive-by shooting in Seawinds. One person was wounded in the incident. These incidents happened on Saturday, 13th April, 2024.


Police say in a separate incident in Seawinds, two men were wounded, also in a drive-by shooting.


On the same evening, a 47-year-old man was gunned down at his house in Hillview. In another shooting in Hillview, three people including two teenagers were killed.


No arrests have been made as yet.


The motive is believed to be gang related.

Lawal AbdulSalam Olawale

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