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Lawyer Pete Mihalik Killed in Shooting

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – DECEMBER 04, 2017: Advocate Pete Mihalik during the Susan Rohde trial in the Western Cape High Court on December 04, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. Dr Deidre Abrahams testified that Susan’s injuries are linked to manual strangulation despite the fight that broke out between Susan and murder accused Jason Rohde caused by the after party Jason wanted to attend. (Photo by Gallo Images / Netwerk24 / Adrian de Kock)

Reports have emerged that lawyer Pete Mihalik has been murdered in a Cape Town shooting.

Reports say Pete Mihalik has killed.

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One neighbour told us she had rushed out after hearing around two shots. She said they sounded different, perhaps because it was close range. She recalled that people pulled Mihalik out the vehicle and that his son was covered in blood.

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International kickboxer Jan “The Giant” Nortje (C) with advocate Pete Mihalik (L) and Riaan Louw (R) outside the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court in Cape Town.

Nortje is accused of stealing a diamond worth R1.7m, after being asked by a friend to sell the diamond in Pretoria. He was released on bail. (Nasief Manie, Gallo Images, Foto24, file)


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#Mihalik’s son was also hurt in the shooting and is being treated in hospital. It’s unclear how badly he was wounded. Mihalik’s daughter is unharmed. @MandyWiener

09:10

Crime scene investigators were combing the scene, speaking to neighbours and looking at CCTV from nearby buildings while family and friends of Mihalik consoled each other on the crime scene.

09:08

An unknown gunman was believed to have shot Mihalik once through the window of his black Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicle. His children were in the car at the time of the shooting. News24 understands that his young boy was badly injured with head injuries.

09:08

The Green Point community was reeling of shock after the assassination of prominent Cape Town advocate Pete Mihalik on his way to dropping his two children at Reddam House private school.

09:05

SAPS statement on Green Point murder under investigation

Western Cape: Detectives of the Anti-Gang unit and SAPS crime scene expects are combing the scene for clues following a shooting incident that occurred on the corner of Cavalcade and Thornhill in Green Point this morning at around 07:35.

According to reports, a 50 year old man was shot in his head and fatally wounded in his vehicle by an unidentified suspect who is yet to be arrested. The suspect was seen fleeing the scene in a metallic grey VW Polo.

The victim’s eight year old son sustained an injury during the incident and was admitted to hospital. The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated and anyone with information is kindly requested to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.


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09:01

Shooting at Reddam school on Atlantic Seaboard. Several sources say victim is top lawyer who was dropping off his son. Police on scene. @MandyWiener

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https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/parent-shot-dead-outside-cape-town-school-20181030

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Attorney killed in shooting outside Cape Town school

A parent has allegedly been shot dead by unknown men outside Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard school in Green Point, Cape Town on Tuesday morning.

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