The Uganda Police has admitted shooting at Geoffrey Massa’s car injuring his female friend and the former Cranes star.
According to a statement released by the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Mr Emilian Kayima, Geoffrey Massa had parked along a highway and was mistaken for a wrong character.
“Last night, there was an incident in which police on patrol suspecting a parked vehicle along the high way on the Nambole Fly Over, stopped and wanted to talk to the occupants. It’s reported that the driver, Geoffrey Massa sped off in a rush sending more suspicion,” states part of the statement.
According to the police, officers attempted to shoot the tyres of the vehicle and subsequently injured the lady in the vehicle.
“In an attempt to stop them, officers attempted to shoot the tyres of the vehicle and subsequently injured the lady in the vehicle. He, Geoffrey Massa suddenly stopped, almost hit another motorist and allegedly hit his forehead on the windscreen, injuring himself,” adds the statement.
Massa was rushed to a nearby clinic called Gwatiro and he has received medical attention.
The woman friend was identified by police as Josephine Maliza, appropriately 25 years. Maliza, according to a police statement sustained a bullet wound and is equally getting treatment at the same facility.
“She is not dead, not even in critical condition according to reports got from the medical teams handling them. The police have opened a General Enquiry File (GEF) to establish the truth behind the incident. We shall keep all informed accordingly,” said Mr Emilian Kayma in a statement sent to this news site.