A private security guard is in custody at Kagadi central police station in Kagadi town council accused of shooting his colleague dead.
Kagadi District Police Commander, Moses Muzima Kiconco identifies the suspect as Ogwoko,27, from Security Group Africa-SGA.
He is accused of shooting his colleague Barbra Kiiza, 28, from the same security firm and resident of Kiryaba Bugambe sub county in Kikuube district.
According to Muzima, Ogwoko opened fire on his colleague at Stanbic Bank-Kagadi branch in Kagadi town around 2:30 pm on Sunday afternoon.
He says that police officers from Kagadi central police station responded to the gunshots and intercepted the suspect before he flee the scene.
Muzima says it is still unclear why Ogwoko decided to open fire on his colleague.
Unconfirmed reports from eyewitnesses indicate that Ogwoko accused his colleague of reporting late at work. The deceased’s body is lying at the Kagadi general hospital mortuary pending postmortem.