Police in Nairobi are investigating an incident in which a renowned Kenyan actor was caught up in a shooting.
According to CCTV footage seen by TV47 Digital, a man believed to be Ainea Ojiambo was having a conversation with a lady outside a shop in Nairobi CBD.
Three men then attacked him with an intention of robbing his belongings. In retaliation, Ojiambo, a licensed gun-holder, pulled out his gun and fired in their direction.
Unfortunately, stray bullets missed the thugs and hit a security guard who was manning Cubes Exhibition Stores and a passersby. The security guard died on the spot while the passersby survived and was rushed to hospital.
In the video, the three thugs managed to escape.
Video of actor accosted by thugs
The seasoned actor was arrested and taken to Central Police Station as probe continues.
Ojiambo has starred in several local movies including The Constant Gardener, Bullion and Jack Zollo: My Life in Crime and Makutano Junction.