Police have positively identified the victim of Mirema, Kasarani, Monday shooting as Samuel Mugota.
Mugota 40, is believed to have dropped a friend at Mirema Drive before his assailants who were trailing him in another car accosted him and pumped six bullets into his body at close range in a hit squad style.
The deceased who was driving the Honda CRV SUV died instantly from the gunshot injuries.
According to CCTV footage that surfaced online, the hitman who executed Mugota then walked back to the getaway vehicle which was waiting nearby before speeding off.
Police said Mugota was a family man; a father of three children who lived in Kasarani.
The police who responded to the incident conducted a sweep of Mugota’s vehicle and recovered 7 different national identity cards.
A postmortem wa conducted on the deceased at the City Mortuary on Tuesday in the presence of his family members, which confirmed that indeed he succumbed to the injuries he sustained from the gunshots.
After the postmortem, Mogota's family got permission and moved his body to the Kenyatta University Funeral Home.
Kasarani Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officer Vincent Kipkorir said investigations on the heinous murder of Mugota have already begun.
Police are appealing to members of the public who may have witnessed the incident to come forth with the information that may help bring the culprits to book.
The investigations will also rely on CCTV footage that may have been recorded in the immediate surrounding of the incident to unravel the murder mystery.
Police are already following up on a lead that is connected to an alleged land deal that may have been the conceivable motive for the murder of Mugota.