A suspected thug was on Wednesday night shot dead by police in a botched robbery in Woodley area, Nairobi.
Police say they recovered a gun from the man who was in the company of three others who managed to escape.
The suspect had been stealing from pedestrians when an alarm was raised.
The killing brings to five, the number of suspects killed since Tuesday within the city.
Others were killed in Eastleigh and Shauri Moyo areas.