Police have launched a search for two armed robbers caught on tape shooting a civilian in Nairobi’s Eastleigh area on Tuesday.
In a clip shared on social media, one of the two men is seen firing at a man after a botched robbery incident in Eastleigh’s 14th Street before escaping on a motorcycle.
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The victim, a man wearing a black jacket and white trousers, was among bystanders watching the suspected robbers flee the scene of crime.
Through Twitter, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said detectives based in Buruburu are pursuing the suspects. The agency added that the victim was rushed to the hospital and was in stable condition.
“…Detectives based at Buruburu have commenced investigations into this unfortunate incident with the aim of bringing the culprits to book. The victim was taken to hospital and is in stable condition,” the DCI said.
The DCI further urged anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of the suspects to report to the nearest police station.