# Western Cape police have launched a manhunt after a gunman, armed with two firearms, opened fire on a female motorist in the municipal office parking lot in Strand, Cape Town, earlier today. News24 reports the shocking event prompted immediate security measures, leading to the temporary closure of the office. The 41-year-old victim, who was in a silver Toyota Fortuner, succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds through the driver’s side window. The suspect fled the scene in a white Opel Astra. The motive behind the incident is currently under investigation.
Fatal incident prompts temporary shutdown of municipal office in Strand, Cape Town