A suspected criminal was shot dead in a botched robbery in Nairobi’s Mathare area last night.
The suspect is said to have stabbed a female pedestrian as he tried to rob her of her valuables and cash.
Witnesses said the woman screamed for help alerting police who were patrolling areas around Mathare hospital.
The suspect’s accomplice is believed to have escaped on foot.
The woman was taken to Kiambu hospital.