Three people were shot by a drunk naval officer in Ikorodu.
A drunk naval officer allegedly shot three persons in Ikorodu, leaving them in a critical condition.
According to Vanguard news, the incident occurred at about 3pm at Tipper Park in Ikorodu. The drunk naval officers was allegedly playing with his gun which went off and injured the three persons, who were going about their businesses at the park.
The victims who were in critical condition were immediately rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH.
Reports have it that the naval officer was one of the security personnel mounting surveillance in the area to checkmate pipeline vandalism.
Mrs Patricia Amadin, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, has confirmed the report. She said that the naval officer has been arrested and taken to the Naval Base in Ikorodu.
Residents and family members of the affected people have taken to the streets to protest the dastardly act. Few months ago, a number of people were shot dead in the area when a band of robbers robbed two banks.