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Gatundu: Tension as 2 family members are shot while celebrating court ruling

Two middle-aged men from the same family are admitted at yhe Gatundu Level Five Hospital adter being shot by unknown gunmen.

According to reports, the two men were celebrating a court ruling outside Gatundu Law Courts on Thursday, December 2 when the gunmen riding on a motorbike opened fire at them.

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The incident happened just minutes after a land case was ruled in favour the duo.

According to Francis Muhoho, the Kiranga location chief, the two men were shot on the legs and limbs before the assailants rode off at a supersonic speed.

The victims were rushed to the hospital which is a stone throw away where they got medical attention.

“The two are receiving treatment in stable condition at Gatundu level five hospital. Police have also begun investigations into the matter,” said Muhoho.

It is suspected that the attackers could have been hired by the losers of the land case.

A police report indicated that scenes of crime detectives based at Kiambu county immediately rushed to the scene and managed to recover five spent cartridges of 9mm calibre.

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“In the meantime, a special team of detectives has been dispatched in pursuit of the suspects,” the DCI said in a statement.

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