Kayole Police Officer Shoots Man, Calls His Boss And Threatens Suicide, Then Turns Gun On Himself

A bizarre incident was on Thursday witnessed when a senior police officer based in Kayole, Nairobi, called his station commander and threatened to shoot himself.


When the commander rushed to the house of the officer, since identified as Ezra Ouma, she was informed that he had already shot himself and was rushed to the Komarock Modern Hospital.


She proceeded to the said facility where it was established that the officer had shot himself on the chin and passed on before being attended to.

Preliminary investigations have further shown that the deceased officer had, prior to taking his own life, also shot another 35-year-old man identified as Philip Muhavi Ayieka on the left foot.


Officers deployed to the scene said they found no suicide found at the scene, and have not yet establibled any motive for the Ouma’s actions.


The body of the deceased has since been taken to the Kenyatta University hospital mortuary pending post-mortem.

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