Residents of Lower Crossroads at Philippi East in Cape Town are up in arms after the killing of another five people in the area.
The bodies of three people were discovered in a house, while two others were shot and killed at a tavern.
The victims were aged between 18 and 39. On Friday night, six women, aged between 18 and 26 were gunned down in the nearby Marcus Garvey informal settlement.
Residents have staged a placard demonstration at the local police station, demanding the intervention of the police minister and more police visibility in their areas.