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Gunmen shoot man dead in Abeokuta

The police said two gunmen alighted from an unregistered Toyota Corolla vehicle and shot the man in his head in front of his house.

• April 1, 2024
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Gunmen shot a man dead in front of his house in Abeokuta on Sunday, police confirmed on Monday.

Police spokesperson in Ogun, SP Omolola Odutola, stated that two gunmen alighted from an unregistered Toyota Corolla vehicle and shot the man in his head as he was lounging in front of his house.

The assailants fled the scene immediately, she added.

She stated that upon hearing gunshots, neighbours raised the alarm and placed a call to the police to report the incident.

Police got to the scene and found the man lifeless in a pool of his blood, she also stated.

Ms Odutola added that doctors at the State Hospital, Abeokuta, confirmed the man dead, and the body was deposited at the hospital’s morgue for autopsy.

She also stated that no arrest had been made but that an investigation had gone underway. 

(NAN)

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