Police investigate double murder in Belthorne Estate

Two people were shot and killed after a fight broke out at a karaoke bar on Saturday night.

FILE: Police have opened a double murder case following the murder of two males on Saturday. Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN - A suspect has been taken in for questioning following a fatal shooting in Athlone.

Two people were shot and killed after a fight broke out at a karaoke bar in Belthorne Estate on Saturday night.

Police discovered the body of a 40-year-old man outside the Turfhall Stadium when they attended to the scene shortly before midnight.

The second victim's body was found inside the building.

The police's Frederick Van Wyk said, "Circumstances around the shooting on 13 June, where two males, age 40 and 45-years-old were fatally wounded are under investigation. We have opened a double murder case for further investigation."