- The police in Soweto, Johannesburg are looking for an unknown number of suspects who are responsible for the killing of two people over the weekend
- The suspects were seen driving a Toyota Etios when they blocked the occupants of a red Ferrari at the corner of Chris Hani and Klipvalley Road
- The car was reportedly had 15 gunshots and the 41-year-old man and 21-year-old woman died on the scene of the crime
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JOHANNESBURG - The South African Police Services in Soweto have confirmed that a man, 41, and a woman aged 21 were fatally shot while driving in a red Ferrari car on Sunday night.
Reports have stated that approximately 15 gunshots were fired into the car by unknown assailants.
Witnesses on the scene told the police that a Toyota Etios driven with an unknown number of occupants blocked the red Ferrari before the occupants fired shots into the car before spending away.
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The victims were killed on the scene and the police are yet to make an arrest. SAPS has called on community members to come forward with any information that may lead them to the arrests of the suspects as they are now investigating two counts of murder.
This latest shooting comes after a couple was killed just last week in Soweto. They were in another luxury car, a Ford Mustang, according to TimesLIVE.
Free State ANC member killed in shooting ahead of local elections
In other crime-related news, Briefly News reported that the ANC has confirmed that one of its members in the Free State has been shot and killed.
The police have launched an investigation and at this point, it has been linked to political violence but general criminality that plagues the area.
However, according to the SABC, the deceased ANC member had been involved in incidents of infighting in the ward over nominations for candidates.
The local elections are due to be held on 1 November and many fear that political violence could erupt. The East African reported that KwaZulu-Natal is an area of concern, the province has a history of political violence.