Police have confirmed they are investigating a case of murder after former Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates striker Marc Batchelor was shot dead in an apparent hit this evening.
He was allegedly shot by two men on motorbikes wielding semi-automatic weapons.
The incident happened in Market Street, Olivedale just before 7pm.
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Several shots were fired through the windows of his car and Batchelor died at the scene.
The motive for the apparent assassination just outside his house is not yet clear.
This is a developing story.