Police are holding a man for shooting and killing a Coast Bus employee at Polyview Estate in Kisumu.
Daniel Jaoko, a manager at Ray-Green Hotel in Nyamasaria, is said to have parked his car, blocking Peter Otieno, a Coast Bus employee, who wanted to drive out of the estate.
While confirming the 5am shootout, county commander Benson Maweu said the suspect drew a pistol and shot Mr Otieno three times in the chest.
Maweu said the suspect dropped his girlfriend at the estate but refused Otieno’s request to get out of the way.
“We rushed the victim to Avenue Hospital where he succumbed while undergoing treatment,” said Maweu. Otieno suffered serious lung injuries.
Maweu reported that upon a vehicle search, police recovered 15 bullets.A second search at Jaoko’s house in Nyamasaria found 42 bullets.
The suspect and his car are being held at Kondele Police Station.
Maweu said it was wrong for Jaoko to shoot and kill the unarmed driver.
The county police boss said police have launched investigations.