Two suspected thugs were shot dead on Tuesday night in a botched robbery incident in Kabiria area, Riruta, Nairobi.
The suspects were part of a three-man gang that had been attacking and robbing residents.
Police said the other suspect managed to escape on foot.
They recovered a motorbike and two pistols from the robbers.
A police car was damaged on the bonnet in the ensuing drama.
The bodies were moved to the mortuary.