Customer tries assaulting thief during armed robbery, gets shot 7 times

KENYA – A customer tried assaulting a thief during an armed robbery in Kasarani, Nairobi, and ended up getting shot 7 times.

CCTV footage shows two suspects making their way into a convenience store, one of them brandishing a handgun.

The armed robber orders Richard Muema, a customer present at the time of the crime, to the ground who immediately complies.

The gunman then shifts his attention to the shopkeeper. However, Muema then stand up and strikes the thief with two massive slaps to the head. 

The suspect immediately opens fire on Muema, shooting him 7 times before escaping into the dark.

Muema was transported to a nearby hospital where he underwent surgery to get the bullets removed.

Both suspects remain at large. 

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