Robert Charles Ogwang, the Chief Administrative Officer of Bukwo district has been shot by unknown.
The incident reportedly took place on Saturday around 1am along Bombo-Gulu Highway.
Ogwang passed on while being rushed to Bombo military hospital.
“Due to several shootings his car number plate UG 0865z was set to ablaze by gun fires,” A security source confirmed.
He was on his way to Lira City from an official event in Kampala and no suspect ahs since been arrested by the security.
The deceased was the first acting CAO of Oyam in 2006 when the district started after it was approved by Parliament.
Police visited the crime scene and were yet to issue a statement.