Cops question suspect over murder of defence attorney Pete Mihalik

A man is being questioned by police in connection with the murder of prominent Cape Town criminal defence attorney Pete Mihalik.

Mihalik was gunned down while dropping his eight-year-old son and teenage daughter at the Reddam House School in Green Point.

His son was wounded and is undergoing emergency surgery.

It's understood his daughter fled the vehicle when a suspect on foot opened fire.

The police's specialised anti-gang unit was on the scene of the murder and will assist with the investigation.

Read: Motive behind the killing of prominent gang lawyer Pete Mihalik still unknown

Police cordoned off the scene and remained there for more than five hours, reports EWN's Kaylynn Palm.

One person has been questioned, but not arrested yet.

Kaylynn Palm, EWN reporter

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