Police is investigating a Case Where a UPDF Officer Has Shot 5 Dead in Nasana
A Local Defense Unit Officer has been shot dead after he fired 18 live bullets, killing up to 5 people in the process, and injuring many more.
Police has established that the suspect fired 18 bullets, but the motive of the shooting is still unknown as investigations into the incident are still ongoing.
SP Patrick Onyango, the Public Relations Officer, Kampala Metropolitan Police has confirmed the reports.
“Today, we registered unfortunate incident in Ganda Nansana in Wakiso District where five people lost their lives and three were injured in a shooting incident,” Onyango revealed.
The police spokesperson disclosed that today at about 0900 hours, police received information of the shooting incident at Ganda village Kyebando Parish, Wakiso District.
“According to available information, L/CPL Denis Omara, an LDU Commander, attached to Ganda detach, who is suspected to have been under the influence of alcohol, shot dead four people namely Special Police Constable Isaac Nimulungi, LDUs No. AX301784 Abraham Masereka, No. AX017516 John Wafula and a civilian woman Rita Nabayingo, a resident of Nsumbi village Kyebando parish, Wakiso District,” Onyango revealed.
Police reports indicate that Willy Omara, the LDU officer who went on rampage was later put out of action. Police Constable David Ochen was injured in the process, and two other civilians yet to be identified were also injured and rushed to unknown clinics.