A middle aged woman from Mwingi cheated death after her husband missed his shot.
Christine Mutethya, had an argument with her husband, a police officer over a domestic issue.
Following the disagreement,the officer drew the pistol which he had holsted with one magazine loaded with twelve rounds.
Unfortunately,the rifle fell down and was collected by his 15 year old son.
The son and mother then rushed to Mwingi police station where they reported the matter and handed over the rifle to the in charge armoury.
Mwingi central sub county commander, Peter Mutuma confirming the incident said the officer followed his wife and son to the police station and on enquiring it was established that the officer is based at GSU headquarters and has been in Mwingi since 19 August 2021.
Mutuma said the officer was arrested, pending interrogations for further police action.