Ali Abdu Zabar has been reportedly gunned down in a private hospital where he had visited his wife after giving birth.

According to police, its reported that around 10:45am today Saturday a one Zaina Karama who was playing with Zabar’s pistol shot him in the VIP section of Kampala Independent Hospital on Nalya Road in Ntinda,

Karama who happens to be a cousin to Zabar’s Wife collapsed and was admitted after becoming unconscious following the ugly incident.

According to Luke Oweyesigire, Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, the deceased was shot in the chest but efforts to save him failed.

“The gun was owned by the deceased. It was picked by the suspect (Karama) who started playing with it. The deceased withdraw the gun from her and removed the magazine then handed the gun back to her. She again played with the gun and pointed it at him and when she pulled the trigger, a bullet was discharged and hit the deceased in the chest,” Assistant Superintendent of Police Owoyesigyire said on Saturday.

ASP Owoyesigyire added that the suspect and deceased didn’t know that a bullet had already entered the gun chamber.