On Tuesday, police carried out an intelligence operation at a rented apartment of Mulunda Stanley, a resident of Kinonya Masanafu Zone in Kampala district.
The thugs who were at the home exchanged fire with police officers, according to Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango.
Onyango said in the process of the shooting, one police officer was injured in the leg but he is out of danger.
One of the thugs identified as Mulunda was arrested.
On searching his house, one number plate UAM 046J, 32 live ammunitions, two magazines, two SMGs (AK47 rifles), court documents and a hammer were found.
The thug is currently detained at Central Police Station [CPS].
One suspect named Richard Kasirye escaped and police has since put bounty on his head.