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Police gun down three carjackers on Outer Ring Road

By STELLA CHERONO September 29th, 2016 1 min read

Police in Buru Buru early Thursday morning gunned down three suspects who had carjacked a man on Kangundo road and recovered two pistols with 9 rounds of ammunition from them.

The carjacked victim was rescued and his car recovered.

Police are looking for a suspect who escaped after the incident, Nairobi County Police Commander Japhet Koome said.

Boda boda operators reported to officers on patrol that they saw four men forcing themselves into a white Toyota 100 registration number KAM 288V at the junction of Spine road and Kangundo road.

The officers later intercepted the car on Outer Ring Road and a shootout ensued.

Three of the occupants were shot dead while one managed to escape.

Police recovered a mini Ceska, serial number B200432, loaded with 6 rounds of ammunition and revolver loaded with two rounds of ammunition.

The three bodies were not immediately identified and have been taken to the City Mortuary for identification and postmortem. Police said they were pursuing the suspect who escaped