Anti-gang Unit detectives have launched a manhunt following a triple murder in Delft, that also left two people injured, reports said on Wednesday.
The incident was believed to be gang-related, a News24 report said.
An unknown number of suspects started firing shots on the corner of Umvuti and sari streets at 19:05 on Tuesday, police were quoted as saying.
A 22-year-old woman and two men, aged 39 and 28, died on the scene, Times Live reported.
A 13-year-old girl and a 33-year-old woman sustained serious gunshot wounds. They were taken to hospital for medical attention.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is urged to contact the police on 08600 10111.
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