There was heavy in Rakai district last night when armed men launched an attack in Kalisizo police station.
The attackers were travelling in a Premio Reg No. UAJ 676A and engaged the officers for close to 30 minutes.
Idi Ibin Senkumbi the greater Masaka region police spokesperson said the force shot one of the attackers.
His colleagues then run off leaving him behind as well as the vehicle.
Maxwell Ogwal, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Commander, identified the captive as John Bosco Mulumba, a resident of Bulinda village at Kalisizo town council.
Mulumba is now being guarded at his hospital bed.
Not long ago, gunmen attacked Gulu central police station killing two officers and injuring others.
The army described them as mere thugs and arrested nine of them including their commander.