Three suspected gangsters were shot dead on Sunday along Ladhies Road in Kamukunji, Nairobi.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the three suspects were in a gang of four on a mission to commit a crime.
The three were gunned down after allegedly refusing to surrender when they were accosted by police.
The fourth suspect managed to escape during the fierce shootout.
Police recovered two pistols, a pen knife and four rounds of ammunition from the suspects.
A fierce shoot out ensued whereby three suspects were fatally wounded as the fourth one escaped towards Muthurwa Estate.
The following items were recovered from the suspects:
One min 8 pistol
One Conther Pistol
A Pen knife &
Four rounds of ammunition.
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) January 19, 2020