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Four men shot dead inside their shack

Police in Western Cape is investigating a shooting incident that saw four people dead in the Kraaifontein area on Tuesday 21 February at night.

Western Cape police commissioner General Thembisile Patekile said they suspect that the shooting is revenge. It is alleged that there was a robbery at a spaza shop in the area and it is suspected that those from the shop that was robbed hunted and shot the four men who they suspected to be the robbers.

Police spokeswoman Brigadier Novela Potelwa confirmed the incident. A manhunt for suspects who allegedly shot and killed four men in Wallacedene, Kraaifontein is underway. Kraaifontein police were called out to an informal settlement in Wallacedene, Kraaifontein at approximately 20:00 where they found the bodies of four men with gunshot wounds in a shack. The deceased persons believed to be in their early thirties are all from the Wallacedene area.

The motive for the shooting incident is the subject of a police investigation undertaken by provincial serious and violent crime detectives who are currently questioning several persons.

The serious violent crimes detectives are also investigating the possibility that the deceased persons were involved in a business robbery that occurred in the area.

As the investigation continues, further details about the deceased persons will be released.

“Kraaifontein police were called out to an informal settlement in Wallacedene, Kraaifontein at approximately 20:00 where they found the bodies of four men with gunshot wounds in a shack.

“The deceased persons believed to be in their early thirties are all from the Wallacedene area,” said Potelwa.

She however said the motive of the shooting is currently under investigation. The provincial serious and violent crime detectives have brought in several people for questioning.

“The serious violent crimes detectives are also investigating the possibility that the deceased persons were involved in a business robbery that occurred in the area. As the investigation continues, further details about the deceased persons will be released,” said Potelwa.

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