By Prossy Namiiro
The territorial police at Old Kampala are investigating an incident of shooting unidentified man at New Taxi Park.
According to the Assistant Police Spokesperson Luke Oweyesigire, unidentified person hit an officer police constable Lambat Ekomut with a stone on Friday, May 13, at around 11:00 Pm, while the officers were on a patrol vehicle that had parked in the New Taxi park
After the incident, the suspect fled and entered a nearby drainage channel where PC Ekomut and his colleagues pursued him with an intention to arrest him.
“It is alleged PC Ekomut caught up with the suspect and attempted to arrest him. A scuffle ensued, which led to an officer discharging a bullet.” Luke revealed
The bullet hit the male adult in the stomach and later succumbed to the bullet wound.
The gun suspected to have been used during the incident has been recovered and submitted for analysis.
Police is still inquiring into the incident and efforts to identify the victim are on going.