Gunmen Kill 1, Injure 2 In Adamawa

Gunmen Kill 1, Injure 2 In Adamawa

Yola - unidentified gunmen, Thursday, in Yola, Adamawa State, stormed Abubakar Atiku way near the Shopping Complex in Jimeta, shot dead one man and left two others seriously injured.

Eyewitness said that the sound of the gunshot caused panic in the area as hawkers and traders at the shopping complex scampered for safety.

According to the eyewitness, prior to the attack, the yet-to-be identified victim had engaged in a phone conversation with some people and seemed to be waiting for them to show up.

But not long after the phone conversation, three men on gown stormed the scene, one of them brought out a gun from his gown and shot the victim three times at close range which killed him instantly while two others at the scene sustained gunshot injuries.

The eyewitness who spoke on condition of anonymity, said: "After the killing, the assailants crossed over to the other side of the road where they parked their car and they fled the scene of the crime."

Police Public Relations Officer of Adamawa State Police Command, DSP Mohammed Ibrahim, confirmed the incident and said no arrests had been made. However, he said the police had swung into action to uncover the perpetrators of the crime.

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