A man in Kisumu on Friday morning snatched a pistol from a traffic police officer and shot dead two people at the Kisumu Bus Park.
In the shooting spree at about 8.20 am, two people including a traffic police officer Joel Migiro sustained serious injuries.
The officer was rushed to Aga Khan Hospital.
According to a police report the officer was shot on his pelvic and the bullet exit through the stomach.
The report said Migiro was controlling traffic at the BP roundabout near Kisumu Boys High School when he was accosted by the shooter.
The shooter was wearing a marvin on his head, with only his eyes visible and gloves on both hands.
He disarmed the officer and the officer struggled with him but was overpowered. He disarmed the officer and the officer struggled with him but was overpowered.
He shot the officer on his pelvic and the bullet exited through the stomach. The officer was rushed to Aga khan hospital Kisumu for treatment. His condition is serious but stable.
The police report said the perpetrator entered the bus park and was shooting aimlessly before entering Yasmin hotel.
One officer attached to the bus park followed him up and grabbed him, and with the help of the members of the public he was subdued and a Ceska pistol with no rounds of ammunition recovered.
He was subjected to mob injustice and died immediately. On search of his body, three national identification bearing different names were recovered from him Glen Ochieng believed to be his.
Others were Joseph Otieno Masaka of ID number 30907236 and Joseph Odeny Mutula.
In the police report, it was further established that the perpetrator shot Martin Wasonga Wachanje (42) and Jared Ouma Jabuya on their chest and died.