21 February 2019

Uganda: Singer Gravity Omutujju Shot

Photo: Gravity Omutujju/Instagram
Gravity Omutujju.

Ugandan rapper Gereson Wabuyi popularly known as Gravity Omutujju is nursing wounds after he was shot on Wednesday evening.

Wamala region police spokesperson, Mr Norbert Ochom, said the 25-year-old singer was shot by a guard at LK Petrol Station in Bukuya Sub County, Kassanda District. He identified the guard as Amos Muhebwa. Police are still investigating circumstances that led to the shooting.

"The singer was reportedly heading to Lwebitute trading center for a show and made a stopover at the fuel station waiting to be led to the venue. After fueling, the security guard fired at his crew. Motive yet to be established. The victim sustained injuries around the stomach, rushed to Blue Star Clinic, Bukuya for first aid. He is in a stable condition. Three suspects arrested, riffle recovered," Mr Ochom said in a statement.

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