Cop kills comrade, shoots self in bar brawl

Police officer commited suicide after killing colleague, injuring another
Police officer commited suicide after killing colleague, injuring another

A police officer attached to IG Joseph Boinett's office was on Wednesday shot dead ‎by his colleague who later killed himself.

James Makhokha, a police constable at Jogoo House, was shot by Constable Patrick Kimani - his friend and drinking buddy.

Kimani is attached to JKIA police station.

The two were at a bar in Embakasi when the incident happened at around 1.30 am.

Kimani also shot and injured a third police officer, Dominic Ngetich, who attempted to intervene when a verbal altercation started between the two.

Ngetich was rushed to Bliss hospital with a bullet wound on the right shoulder. He was later moved to Nairobi West Hospital.

A Jericho pistol with nine rounds of ammunition was

recovered at the scene.

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