General Odongo used his hands to prevent the bottles from hitting before army officer who were armed to the teeth created a save passage for him from the tent to awaiting car. Kayima also rushed from the tent to escape the wrath of the rowdy mourners.
Eyewitnesses, recount observing two assailants on a red numberless sport motorbike firing warning shots that sent many into hiding leading clearing the scene, a situation that brought traffic and business on standstill. The continuous firing of the shots, according to one eye witness whom we are unable to disclose said led the several motorists to dismount their bikes and ran to for lives.
Known to many as Mwooyo gwa Gwanga the former Buyende District Police Commander was gunned down along the Kampala Mityana Road. He was shot together with an unidentified woman, with whom he was driving in his personal vehicle, a Toyota Corona registration number UAJ 228V.
Following the shooting, president Museveni personally dashed to the crime scene. Museveni who arrived at the scene at around 11:50pm dressed in a cream jacket and his trademark hat signaled to residents who were watching from a safe distance to converge.