The Police have confirmed that two people have been shot dead, with one killing believed to have taken place at a Mitchells Plain school matric ball dance on Friday.
"I can confirm that there has been a fatal shooting [of] two people", said police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk.
News24 understands that the victims were linked to local gangs.
One person is believed to have been killed in a drive-by shooting while dropping off a passenger at the matric ball of Rocklands High School.
In a separate incident, another person is said to have been shot multiple times and died in hospital.
A third person is also alleged to have been killed in a shooting at a house.
The motive for the killings is not clear.
*This is a developing story and we will update as more information becomes available.