3 people killed during shooting in Delft

The victims were gunned down on Monday night on the corner of Main Road and Symphony Way.

FILE: One of the three men was identified as a taxi owner. Picture: Pexels.

CAPE TOWN - Three people have been shot and killed in Delft.

The victims were gunned down on Monday night on the corner of Main Road and Symphony Way.

One of the three men was identified as a taxi owner.

According to police, the motive for the shooting is believed to be linked to conflict within the taxi industry.

In recent months, there has been several shootings linked to violence within the taxi industry in Cape Town.

Just last month six people were wounded when armed men opened fire at the busy station deck in the CBD.

Hours later, another shooting claimed the lives of five people at the Nyanga terminus.

In total this year, there have been 92 murders believed to be related to taxi violence in the Western Cape and 51 attempted murders.

No arrests have been made in connection with Monday night’s incident.

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