Today police officers and the flying squad were caught up in a shootout which saw two suspected gun men shot dead at Kariokor. The vehicle in which the gun men were in veered off the road hitting the Kariokor Health Clinic. Police had a difficult time controlling the big crowd which had come to witness.
Two of the criminals escaped with injuries and the police are looking for them.
The police said they were acting on a tipoff from the members of public.
They had followed the criminals from Mombasa road. The men were said to have been on their way to Gikomba where they had planned to do a crime.
police recovered from the slain men a pistol, and a cash deposit receipt of Ksh80,000 to the cooperative bank