News, Accidents, Robberies & Incidents | Western Cape |
29 Sep 2017, Cape Town - UPDATED: News, Accidents, Robberies & Incidents received information where 11 People were shot dead in a shooting incident earlier on Friday evening.
Reports indicate that an unknown number of men entered a Shebeen at around 19h30 on Friday evening in Marikana in Philippi east in Cape Town and opened fire.
The killings took place on Friday night in at least three locations in Marikana‚ east of Cape Town International Airport in Philippi‚ where about 60‚000 people have set up home after land invasions that began in 2013.
Police said that in the first incident‚ four people were shot dead in a shebeen.
Three more were shot dead in a shack‚ with one more victim dying outside‚ and two bodies were found lying between nearby shacks.
The 11th victim — one of two wounded people taken to hospital — died on Saturday morning.
The SAPS Tactical Response Unit is deployed in the area. Police investigating the incident.