WC hunt two gunmen in Pinelands suspected gang hit

One of the two men killed in the shooting on Wednesday night is believed to be a Mitchells Plain gang leader.

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CAPE TOWN – Police are hunting two gunmen in connection with a suspected gang hit in Pinelands.

One of the two men killed in the shooting on Wednesday night is believed to be a Mitchells Plain gang leader.

A reported leader of the Nice Time Kid's gang, Marwaan Desai is understood to be one of the two men killed during the hit.

Police say he and another man were seated in a vehicle in a Pinelands parking lot when gunmen struck.

The attackers fired several shots and fled the scene in a white Hyundai Tucson.

Authorities are investigating the motive and circumstances surrounding the incident.