Two women shot and killed in Milner Street

One of the bodies in Milner Street.

Two women aged 27 and 28 were shot and killed in Milner Street, Scottsville on Monday, February 3.

Kraaifontein police spokesman Captain Hein Hendricks said a double murder case was opened for investigation by Kraaifontein police.

“Our investigators are following up on all leads to establish a clear motive for the double murder and we hope that resident are willing to assist in the investigation by calling the station on 021 980 5500.”

* Police arrested an 18-year-old man in Scottsdene, last Wednesday, for possession of an unlicensed gun androunds of ammunition.

Kraaifontein officers patrolling Cheraldene Court just after 6am were tipped off about a gunman in Nathaniel Street.

According to Kraaifontein police spokesman Captain Hein Hendricks, officers spotted a man on a bicycle who matched the gunman’s description.

“Once he spotted police, he jumped off the bicycle and started running.

“While running, the suspect dropped the CZ75 pistol and eight rounds of ammunition.”

The suspect also dropped a cellphone and an ID book.

“Police members continued their search for the suspect and later arrested him at his home around noon.”