During a social gathering in Hanover Park on Tuesday night, two women were tragically killed, while three others sustained injuries in a shooting incident.
The incident occurred at around 8:25 pm on Lansport Road, as detailed in a police report.
Witnesses reported that a grey VW Polo stopped near the address, and a male individual exited the vehicle and entered the house.
Multiple shots were then fired indiscriminately inside the house, resulting in injuries to all five women present.
Tragically, a 75-year-old female victim succumbed to her wounds at the scene, while a 60-year-old woman passed away in the hospital before receiving medical treatment for a gunshot wound to the chest.
The three remaining injured women were receiving medical care at the Heideveld Emergency Centre.
The incident was strongly condemned by Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Reagen Allen, who called for the swift arrest and prosecution of the heartless perpetrators.
Individuals with any information regarding the incident were urged to contact CrimeStop anonymously at 08600 10111, send an anonymous SMS to Crime Line at 32211, or utilize the mobile application My SAPS.