A Kenyan man succumbed to a gunshot wound after he was shot at a Birmingham Alabama gas station on Saturday night.
Mike Mulwa Ngangi,29,popularly known as Mike 254 was the proprietor of 254 clothing was taken to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Hospital after the incident and later died from his wound.
According to the Birmingham police, robbery is seem as the likely motive in the shooting.
“People should be able to go to work and return home without being the victim of a crime. Our investigators will work hard to bring this family answers and bring the killer to justice,” Sgt. Bryan Shelton said.
Reports indicate that when Mulwa was shot, he called a friend and told him that he had been shot and asked that friend to call 911.
He was a resident of Acworth, Georgia. He was the son to Violent Mueni and Councillor Ngangi who both live in Kenya. He leaves behind a brother Vincent Mutuku.
He has cousins living in the U.S. who Erik Sukulu in California, Lilian Musyoki in Tennessee and Eunice Munyiva, in Georgia.
Mulwa has left behind his wife and two children. Mulwa’s wife is expecting another child.
“If only that senseless killer knew him, he could not have pulled the trigger,” his cousing Sukulu told al.com. “If only he knew he just had a baby and another on the way, he could not have robbed them of their father.”
Kenyans on social media expressed their sorrow after the news broke.
Many mostly in the entertainment scene recalled the times they had spent together and many recalled the last time they were with him in Dallas Texas during the memorial weekend.
Family and Friends are gathering at his residence in Acworth, GA
4940 Pinehurst Circle, unit A, Acworth GA 30101
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Just last year, I met you for the first time and took your photo at the citizenship ceremony. You were nice soul. I pray you’re at a better place.