CT cops investigate double murder in Delft

Police are investigating after two youths were gunned down in Delft this morning.

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CAPE TOWN - Police are investigating a double murder in Delft after two youths were gunned down in Schubert Street earlier today.

The motive for the killing is unknown at this stage.

The police's Noloyiso Rwexana says, "This morning at 7:30am in Schubert Street, Delft, two bodies were found with [gunshot] wounds. The deceased are 17 and 19 years old. The circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation."

Meanwhile, no arrests have been made in connection with the murder of a three-year-old child in the area yesterday.

The little boy, who was wounded in the stomach, was killed during an apparent gang crossfire and later died in hospital.

Two men were wounded in the same shooting.