The Police in Kampala are hunting for a security guard who allegedly shot and killed his colleague in Kalule Zone, Makindye Division.
Peter Ochoroi allegedly shot John Mujumbi. The guards were attached to Capital Guards and Patrol Company and were on guard duties at IDAK Apartments in Konge at the time of the incident.
According to police reports, Ochoroi and Mujumbi had been sharing a rented room provided by the company. Police say that on Saturday, eyewitnesses reported hearing an argument between the two guards, and shortly thereafter, a gunshot was heard.
“The police swiftly responded to the scene, accompanied by the divisional team and the Scene of Crime Officer.
The victim was immediately rushed to Mulago Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival,” reads the police statement.
Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson said during the investigation, two rifles were discovered at the scene. Two small magazines, capable of holding five rounds each, were also recovered near the firearms. Two sets of company uniforms were found in the room.
Owoyesigyire says that Mujumbi sustained a gunshot wound to the forehead, resulting in profuse bleeding.