A Orlando informers father was shot while driving home from work early Saturday.
He died at a hospital.
A spokesman for the Orlando Police Department confirmed the victim’s identity as Michael Hester.
A source with the Orlando Fire Department told ABC News the victim was identified as Michael Anthony Smith.
Smith’s father, Michael Higgs, was a police officer who was a veteran of the Orlando police department.
The source said the officer was shot multiple times.
A police statement said Smith was shot as he drove in a stolen vehicle in the 900 block of West Florissant Street.
The police statement did not say what the suspect vehicle was.ABC News’ Dan Harris and John Nolte contributed to this report.