Western Cape detectives are probing another group killing in Khayelitsha.

Five people were gunned down on the corner of Maphongwana and Idada Street in Site C on Sunday evening.

While a sixth person later died in hospital.

There’s been a spate of mass killings in the Khayelitsha area since March, where a number of people have died.

Provincial police spokesperson, Brigadier Novella Potelwa says the motive of the shooting is unknown.

“Reports from the scene indicate police were called out to the corner of Maphongwana and Idada Street in Site C after 20:00 on Sunday evening where they found the bodies of the five victims who had been shot. A sixth person who had been rushed to hospital was certified dead on arrival. Organised crime detectives are hard at work busy with an investigation which was initiated immediately. Details of the deceased persons are currently being determined”.