Lawyer Isaac Sendegeya has been shot dead outside his gate in Kisoro district.
Kigezi region police spokesperson, Elly Maate, said the incident happened Sunday morning at around 2:30am as the lawyer was entering his home.
The killers had ambushed him outside his house and lay in waiting.
Maate said they received a distress call but arriving on the scene, the lawyer was already dead.
Police found one cartridge at the scene and has commenced investigations.
Sendegeya’s body has been taken to hospital for a post-mortem.