One person has succumbed to injuries sustained after being shot by our officers during an intelligence-led operation at Gganda village in Nansana Subcounty Wakiso district.
The incident happened today Friday at about 2:35 PM during an intelligence-led operation following the theft of a motor vehicle UAQ 571 B belonging to a journalist that was stolen on Thursday from the city centre while parked in the city Parking space.
The journalist reported the incident to central Police station and an investigation was instituted immediately that our officers from flying squad were able to extract footage from the nearby CCTV cameras.
They were able to identify the suspect as as one Busingye Lawrence Amoti Alias Mutooro who was found to be a notorious robber that has been engaging in activities of theft of Motor vehicles and has on several occasions been arrested and released on bail by courts of law.
He was pursued by the task team from Flying Squad Unit until today in Gganda where bullets were fired and unfortunately one wounded him. He later succumbed to bullet injuries at the scene.
His body was later conveyed to the city mortuary Mulago for postmortem. The vehicle which is suspected to have been stolen by Mutooro has also been recovered at the crime scene in Gganda, Nansana.
More detail will be availed as soon as they are available.
ASP LUKE OWOYESIGYIRE
DEPUTY PRO KMP