Two men shot, one dead and another severely injured while allegedly robbing a spaza shop in Nkowankowa

CRIME

By Staff Reporter

NKOWANKOWA-Two men have been shot by the police, One declared dead on the scene another injured on Monday morning.

The two were part of a group of 4 that allegedly had just robbed the spaza at Nkowankowa Unit A.

According to eyewitnesses the man, believed to be in his 20s who was holding a gun, was shot multiple times in the incident and died.

“It is believed that suspects entered Tommy Spaza shop near Hope of Christ Church just before 12:00 and robbed the staff of cash as they attempted to get away, and were intercepted by police on patrol, four gunshots were fired.

“It is alleged that police were on their heels as they had allegedly robbed another spaza in Petanenge earlier this morning”

One suspect was caught while trying to escape and the other one is still on the run however is not unclear if the suspect escaped on foot or used a getaway vehicle.

The injured suspect will be taken to a nearby hospital under arrest, the other suspect will be arrested and detained at Ritavi Police.

Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of another suspect, can anonymously contact Retavi police.

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