Hollywood-based Kenyan actor Sammy Nagi shot 3 times, recovers, says survival was miraculous



  • What started as a tragedy for Kenyan Hollywood-based actor Sammy Nagi Njuguna has turned into testimony
  • It was after he was released from the hospital where he was bedridden while being treated for the three gunshot wounds he suffered from an unknown gunman.
  • Nagi thanked God not only for saving his life, but also for giving him a career in Hollywood.

On October 7, Hollywood-based Kenyan actor Sammy Nagi Njuguna was walking out of a gas station in South Carolina when an unknown gunman shot him three times in the chest, shoulder and back.

Nagi plays the character of Tunde in the movie “Black as Night”. Photo: Sammy Nagi.
Source: Facebook

He was rushed to a local hospital where he underwent two surgeries and remained in a coma for nearly three days, with doctors giving him a small chance of survival.

While recovering in the hospital, he explained that it was difficult to understand the motive for the shooting as he did nothing to deserve it, but remained grateful to God for saving his life.

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“Unfortunately, I received three bullets in my upper body for no reason in Columbia, SC. ​​I had two surgeries,” he said.

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He decided to start a GoFund and asked friends, relatives and fans to help with medication and therapy.

Nagi is back, and this time he has better news.

Towards full recovery

In a statement released today, the 5th Quarter actor revealed he was almost fully recovered and thanked God for the grace.

He added that his angels were with him during the healing process while his Kikuyu ancestors protected him.

“No permanent damage, I walk, talk and run like before. I’m on the right track to recover,” he said.

He convinced other young Kenyans to come to an agreement with God because you never know the day or the hour.

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Tragedy now a testimony

Nagi added that life is so precious, and the same God who put him on TV and in Hollywood movies is the same who brought him back to life after being shot three times.

“What started as a tragedy is now my testimony. What the devil meant for evil, God has now used for good. Thank you for the love and support you have shown me”, he continued.

He appreciated everyone’s prayers, adding that his experience was nothing short of miraculous.

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Source: Tuko Kenya


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