Authorities are investigating a triple murder after a fatal shooting incident in Ravensmead, Cape Town claimed the lives of two 16-year-old teenagers and a 45-year-old man on Friday 29 January 2021.

Ravensmead triple murder: What we know

As per the Western Cape Anti Gang Unit, detectives arrived at the scene of the murder at Eureka Estate in Ravensmead at 21:00 on Friday.

Police spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa said officials found the bodies of two 16-year old teenagers and a 45-year old man outside the house.

“A fourth person aged 18, who was injured in the shooting, had already been taken to a medical facility for treatment”.

Motive for murder unknown

The motive of the killing is not known at this stage; no arrests have been made as yet. Based on the initial investigation, detectives believe that the suspects drove a white vehicle and opened fire.

Authorities are calling on the community to assist. Anyone who might have any information about the incident can contact the police on 086 0010 111, or get in touch through the MySAPSApp.

This is developing story. We’ve reached out to official for comment and will update this article when more information becomes available.

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