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Second Victim of Kabale Shooting Passes On

Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate says Baryagumamu died on Thursday afternoon, a day after the demise of his wife Zamu Kenkoonzi. According to Maate, Baryarugamu had deep wounds and lost a lot of blood.
Francis Baryarugamu, the Kabale based businessman who was shot with his wife has died.

Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate says Baryagumamu died on Thursday afternoon, a day after the demise of his wife Zamu Kenkoonzi. According to Maate, Baryarugamu had deep wounds and lost a lot of blood.

The couple was rushed to Kabale Hospital and later referred to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, after sustaining injuries in a gunshot attack shortly after closing their Soda Depot in Kabale Central Market on Tuesday night. The two, were shot by unknown gunmen who ambushed them from Mwanjari Trading Center while on their way home.  

Baryarugamu was hit in the stomach and the bullet penetrated through the back while Kenkoonzi was shot from the back injuring her right breast.  The thugs, who were riding a motorcycle, ran away with a black polythene bag containing water melon, with the hope that they had snatched money.

Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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