Elsies River shooting claims two lives, woman injured

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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting that occurred on Saturday afternoon in Elsies River that has led to the death of two people and caused injury to another.

It is reported that the shooting happened around 12:30 on the corner of 28th Avenue and Halt Road. Three people were sitting in a white VW golf when the unidentified suspects shot at them.

The victims included two men, believed to be in their thirties, who were found to have sustained fatal injuries.

A woman, believed to be in her twenties, was severely wounded and transported to a medical facility to receive treatment.

Police’s Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed that cases of murder and attempted murder have been opened following the incident.

Rwexana says that the motive for this shooting is still unknown and no arrests have been made yet.