the Jaman North district in the Brong Ahafo Region, Saturday dawn.
Kwabena Martin, according to some residents, shot his father, Nana
Sekyere, and four family members before later turning the gun on
He had been discharged from a psychiatric hospital Friday night.
Sampa District Police Commander, DSP William Gyamfi confirmed the
incident to Joy News saying the police had information about the
incident around 7:30pm Friday.
He said the man, believed to be about 35 years, “shot about five
people. Two are in critical condition as they have been referred to the
Sunyani Regional Hospital. Four people, including the attacker are
“This man happens to be a psychiatric patient and even he was discharged from the Sampa government hospital yesterday evening.
We are yet to delve deep into the matter and see if there could be any other cause…,” DSP Gyamfi added.