Nici Heerschap was gunned down on Tuesday morning near his home in Melkbosstrand. He was shot twice in his vehicle and died on the scene. The deceased was the father of Detective Warrant Officer Nico Heerschap.
Confirming the incident, Hawks spokesperson Philani Nkwalase said: “The incident happened near his father’s home.
“The motive for the killing is the subject of our investigation.”
At the time of the tragedy, his son was expected to testify in a firearms case in the Cape Town Regional Court.