A woman 48-year-old City of Cape Town’s female employee was shot and killed at the City of Cape Town’s construction site on Thursday 16 February afternoon.
This is the same site where three workers were shot in their legs earlier this month and a petrol bomb was thrown at the construction offices last week.
According to a source from Delft that witnessed the incident, a woman was shot and killed after she just parked the car she was driving at the site. The other one was injured and rushed to the hospital.
On Friday morning Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis and Mayco member of Human Settlement Malusi Booi visited the site.
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“We feel devastated as an organisation today, and have a clear message for the public, the Delft community, and the future beneficiaries of this housing project. Help us find the killers, and help us protect this housing project so that it is not derailed. We will not be intimidated by selfish thugs. We have a mission to deliver much-needed housing to our poorest communities that really need it,” said Hill-Lewis.
Police spokesman Warrant Officer Joseph Swartbooi confirmed the incident. He said officers responded to shooting incident at corners of Magalies and Mandara streets.
“Upon arrival near to the corners of Magalies and Mandara Street , N2 Gateway, They found the body of a female inside a vehicle who sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The 48-year-old female was declared deceased on the scene by the medical personnel.
“Another female that was present also sustained injuries as a result of the gunshots and was transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. The unknown suspects fled the scene and are yet to be arrested,” said Swartbooi.
The motive for the attack is yet to be determined. Delft police are investigating cases of murder and attempted murder.
Anyone with information is kindly requested to call Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
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City has offered R100 000 for the information that leads to the arrest of the shooters.