Wamala region Police is investigating an incident where a 13-year-old identified as Patrick Manihiro a resident of Kassanda district was shot dead by a Police officer who was responding to a call about an aggressive dog.
According to Police Spokesperson, Commissioner of Police Fred Enanga, Officers from Bukuya Police responded to a disturbance call about an aggressive dog that was threatening to attack and injure residents.
The Police Officer was identified as ASP Obbu Franco in charge of Bukuya police station, He confronted and fired at the vicious dog but unfortunately missed it and the stray bullet caught the young boy, killing him instantly.
After realizing that he had killed an innocent boy, the suspect dropped the gun and escaped the scene.
A serious manhunt for his arrest is on-going and Police has since urged the officer to come out of hiding and hand himself to the nearest police unit.