Crime & Investigation

GUN VIOLENCE: Guard Shoots Reveler Dead at Kiira Bar

A reveler was shot dead at a bar in Kiira Division, Wakiso District today Sunday morning, officials tell ChimpReports.

The incident occurred at around 4:00pm at Oceanic Bar.

A one David was reportedly shot by Leonard Tibekwate, a guard deployed by Star Corps, a private security firm.

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Emillian Kayima says David was shot and died “instantly.”

He further revealed that Tibekwate has been apprehended for questioning in the wake of the shooting.

The development has raised concerns about increased cases of gun violence in the country.

A few hours earlier, two police officers were gunned in Kalerwe, Kampala by suspected armed robbers.

Several people were injured in a hailstorm of bullets which also sent shockwaves in the area.


“We condemn acts of gun violence,” says Kayima, adding police will do everything in its means to stop this criminality.

“We encourage people to take precautions when dealing with armed guards,” he emphasises.

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