The community of Delft is once again mourning the lives of young people killed by gunfire.

The death of a 21-year-old gunned down in Thomas Street followed soon after the loss of two teenagers.

The two teens were shot on Sunday near the corners of Vikes and Forthworth Streets in The Hague.

The victims were found with multiple gunshot wounds in what is known as the murder capital of the Western Cape.

Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Joseph Swartbooi says the investigation is still underway.

“Delft police attended to a complaint on Sunday, September 10. Upon arrival at the scene near the corner of Vickers and Fort Worth streets in The Hague, they found the bodies of two males who sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The victims were declared deceased at the scene by medical personnel. The unknown suspects fled and are yet to be arrested. The motive for this attack is still under investigation. Delft police were investigating two counts of murder”.