October 30, 2018
Mihalik, whose clients included leading Cape Town gangsters, had bodyguards but ‘the shooter went up to the car window and just killed him’
One of Cape Town’s top criminal lawyers was shot dead on Tuesday while dropping his child at school.
Attorney Pete Mihalik‚ 50‚ was killed in what witnesses described as an execution outside Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard in Green Point on Tuesday, his partner Bruce Hendricks said.
It is understood that Mihalik’s eight-year-old son was injured in the shooting.
The lawyer also had a daughter‚ and it is understood that his wife committed suicide earlier this year.
Sources said Mihalik had bodyguards but “the shooter went up to the car window and just killed him”.
Paramedics arrived on the scene but were unable to save him.
A photograph tweeted from the scene showed a single bullet hole in the driver’s door window. Police were at the school and pupils were being escorted out.
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