A suspected Gangster was on Tuesday night gunned down by police in Nyahururu and two of his accomplices escaped with gunshot wounds.
Confirming the incident, Nyandarua OCPD, Simon Kababa said that the gangsters were stopped by police manning a road block at night, but declined to stop.
One of the gangsters withdrew a pistol, prompting the police to shoot him before he could fire a single bullet.
The police believe that the gangsters were attempting to commit a robbery and a manhunt was launched for the two other gangsters
The OCPD said that the recovered gun was a homemade gun, but had the capacity to shoot.
His body was moved to the Nyahururu District Hospital mortuary.
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