Police constable dies after shooting self in the neck in Ugunja


Police constable dies after shooting self in the neck in Ugunja

A police constable based at the Madungu police patrol base in Ugunja has died after he reportedly shot himself on Monday morning.

Dennis Gitonga reportedly shot himself in the neck, sustaining serious injuries.

According to Ugunja Sub-county Police Commander Mr. Lazarus Taarus,  other officers based at the patrol base heard a gunshot and on rushing out, found their colleague on the floor.

His gun lay beside him.

The officer was then rushed to the nearby Ambira sub-county hospital but died while on the way to the Siaya County Refferal Hospital where he has been referred.

His body was moved to the Ambira sub-county hospital Mortuary.

Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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