Two women slain in Steenberg shootings

Police are investigating the killing of two women in Steenberg on Saturday.

Officers were called to Sonata Street on Saturday, at 7.15am, where they found the body of a 26-year-old woman in a yard.

The woman had been shot in the chest, said Steenberg police spokesman Sergeant Luqmaan Adams.

Minutes later, at 8am, officers responded to a shooting in Sullivan Street, where a 31-year-old woman lay on the pavement with a bullet wound to her head. She died on the way hospital.

The killers were still at large, said Sergeant Adams.

Anyone with information can call SAPS Steenberg at 021 702 9000 or Crime Stop at 08600 10111. Or SMS Crime Line at 32211.