Gun-totting man arrested in Thindigua after firing at cops 16 times


Gun-totting man arrested in Thindigua after firing at cops 16 times

A man was arrested on Kiambu Road after engaging police officers in a 2-hour shoot-out on Saturday night.

Footage seen by Citizen Digital showed tenants at Coral Bell Apartments in Thindigua trying to catch a glimpse of the late-night drama from corridors and balconies.

Sounds of gun shots rented the air as police officers ducked for cover.

They had been tipped-off by a member of the public who reported hearing gun shots coming from one of the apartments.

Police officers outside the Coral Bell apartments in Thindigua on Saturday night.

 

Kiambu OCPD Kimani Mutugo told Citizen TV that when officers arrived, they found a man firing a gun from his window.

They had a hard time trying to disarm the rowdy man who reportedly fired at them 16 times.

The OCPD said the cause of the incident is yet to be established but investigations are underway.

The identity of the man has not been revealed.

 

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