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Drunk Naval officer shoots three persons in Ikorodu

Pandemonium broke out in Majidun area of Ikorodu after a drunk Naval personnel allegedly opened fire on three persons, leaving them in critical condition.

It was gathered that the incident occurred around 3p.m. at Tipper Park, when the Naval personnel reportedly left his duty post to hangout.

According to eyewitness, on getting to the Tipper Park, he opened fire on three persons, who were going about their businesses.

It was learnt that the incident sparked pandemonium as business activities there were brought to abrupt halt for hours, while the victims were rushed to the hospital.

The victims who received several gunshots were immediately referred to Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH.

The suspected naval rating was said to be one of the personnel mounting surveillance in the area to checkmate pipeline vandalism.

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Patricia Amadin, confirmed the report, adding that the suspect had been arrested and was currently being detained at Naval Base, Ikorodu, while investigations into the matter had begun.

Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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