Police in Kampala Metropolitan South and Kajjansi Police Division are actively investigating a tragic incident where a Kampala lawyer was shot dead by unknown assailants on the night of Tuesday, 30th May 2023.
According to the Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, the incident took place at Kitiko Birongo, Ndejje Division, Makindye Sebagabo in Wakiso District.
The victim has been identified as Mukisa Ronnie, a 45-year-old lawyer working at IBC Advocates located in Namanda Plaza, Kampala. Mr. Mukisa was a resident of Kitiko Birongo in Ndejje Division, Makindye Sebagabo, Wakiso District .
According to the preliminary information received, Mr. Mukisa would often return home late. However, on the night of the incident, he arrived at the apartment parking lot at approximately 2300hrs.
After parking his dark blue Subaru Legacy with registration number UBJ 006K, Mr. Mukisa proceeded to close the gate.
Owoyesigire added that it was during his return to the apartment that neighbors heard gunshots, prompting them to investigate the commotion.
Statements from eye witnesses have indicated that , an unidentified individual was seen shooting at Mr. Mukisa before briefly withdrawing, only to return and shoot him at close range multiple times in the head.
“The assailant quickly fled the scene and escaped on a waiting motorcycle, the direction of which remains unknown,” he continued.
Owoyesigire further revealed that upon receiving information about the incident, Kajansi Police Station dispatched a team to the scene, followed by the introduction of canines to aid in the investigation.
“Despite their efforts, the scent was lost along the way. A thorough search of the area led to the recovery of four projectiles and cartridges. The body of Mr. Mukisa was subsequently retrieved and transported to the City Mortuary for postmortem examination.”
Kajansi Police Station is currently conducting inquiries to gather further information and establish the motive behind this heinous crime.