A senior police official Charl Kinnear has been shot and killed near his home in Bishop Lavis in Cape Town.
Police say the 52-year-old was found in his vehicle this afternoon.
He had been shot several times in the upper body.
Kinnear is a senior investigator in the Anti Gang Unit.
He was known
to be the lead investigator in several high-profile gang related crime cases, as well as the murder of a prominent Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik.
Last year, after receiving death threats, 24-hour-security was placed outside his home.
The incident is being investigated.
Meanwhile, a 43-year old off-duty police sergeant was shot and killed in Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats.
Police say sergeant Thabile Mapoma was sitting in his car in his driveway in Cula Street, Harare, on Thursday morning, when he was murdered.
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