"Several gunmen attacked innocent civilians, who were clearing bushes along the road," said Mohamed Adan, a local security official, saying eight people...
Police also said that by the time Mayanja was attacked he was travelling in his Toyota Premio registration number UAT 217S.
The security is also investigating to ascertain whether the assailants aimed at the magistrate or the late doctor.
The violence only ended when police engaged in a shootout with the gunman inside Mercy Hospital.
Local media reports said one of the six had managed to escape, but that information has not yet been independently confirmed.
Eye witnesses said that she was attacked by gun wielding men at Kibugu trading centre near Kibugu Church of Uganda.
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