Gunmen invade Lagos estate, shoot 3 dead



By Moses Omorogieva

Three persons were shot dead by yet to be identified gunmen in 41 Road, Union Bank Block, Gowon Estate in Ipaja area of Lagos state on Wednesday morning.

The Gowon Estate Police Division was alerted by residents, but the gunmen have escaped before patrol teams get to the scene, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Lagos Police Command spokesperson said while confirming the fatal shooting incident.

According to him, the shooting incident happened on Wednesday at about 11.35 p.m.

Hundeyin said that at the scene, the police officers were told that the victims had been rushed to Igando General Hospital.

“While at the scene of shooting, the police recovered nine espended cartridges and bunch of keys.

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“At Igando General Hospital, one unknown male corpse was recovered and evacuated to Mainland General Hospital, Yaba for preservation and autopsy.

“Further information given to the police revealed that two male corpses were taken away by their families.

”One male survivor, Doba Ngoze, is currently on admission at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba,” he said.

The spokesperson said that investigations into the case was already ongoing.


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