The police at Soroti CPS is investigating the circumstances under which Eyemu Xavier a Security guard attached to Security Group Africa (SGA) shot his wife Abote Lucy to death.
The deceased has been a cleaner at Opportunity Bank Soroti and both were residents in Kamswahili, Soroti East division, Soroti City.
It is alleged that Eyebu was deployed to guard at Soroti hotel at 06:30 am this morning but mysteriously left his place of deployment and went to Opportunity bank where he found his wife cleaning the veranda and shot her around the collar bone before running back to his place of deployment at Soroti Hotel.
The victim was rushed to Soroti regional referral hospital where she died from a gunshot wound that she had sustained.
Asp Ageca Oscar Gregg the PRO East Kyoga says that Eyebu later shot himself and was rushed to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital in critical condition for medical attention.
Police visited the scene, recorded statements from relevant witnesses, and recovered the gun used in the incident.
Inquiries into the matter are ongoing.