Police are hunting for suspects following an attack on two elderly women at Lower Didimana near Klein Bulhoek outside Komani early this morning.
Police spokeswoman Captain Namhla Mdleleni said two unknown armed men had entered a home and shot a 55-year-old woman. They then moved on to a second home and asked for the victim by name. When the woman arrived, she was shot dead on the scene.
The attackers then fled the scene.
The first victim has since been admitted to hospital.
The motive for the attacks are not known.
Anyone with information can contact Detective Warrant Officer Richard Fredericks on 082 4418232 or the crime stop line on 086 00 10111. All information will be treated in confidence.