A Nigerian man recognized as Kayode Oloruntoba has died after being shot within the abdomen over Shawarma within the Alagbado space of Lagos State on Friday, September 11.
In response to Punch, the unlucky incident occurred after late Oloruntoba’s buddy, Kazeem Okikilola, went to Avid Bar at Alagbado to purchase Shawarma and referred to as Oloruntoba to affix him. Nonetheless earlier than Oloruntoba received to the bar, Okikilola and one other buyer had gotten into an argument over who was to be served first. The argument degenerated right into a critical altercation and out of annoyance, the suspect left the spot, entered his automotive, and drove away.
A couple of minutes later, Oloruntoba met Okikiola on the spot and whereas they waited for the Shawarma, the suspect reportedly returned, introduced out a gun, and shot within the path of the 2 buddies. The bullet hit Oloruntoba within the abdomen. The suspect instantly fled the scene after firing the shot.
A resident who merely recognized himself as Chinedu mentioned the suspect mistakenly fired the shot at Oloruntoba who by no means met him or had the argument with him
“He really thought that he shot the individual (Okikiola) he argued with. Sadly, the bullet hit the incorrect individual. Instantly, the suspect received again into his automotive and drove away,”
One other resident, Seyifunmi Akinola, mentioned a local physician assisted in eradicating the bullet from Oloruntoba’s physique, including that he died whereas being rushed to the hospital for additional therapy.
“Instantly the incident occurred, his buddies rushed him to the Advantage Hospital the place he was rejected as a result of there was no police report. He was later referred to the Basic Hospital, Otta, Ogun State, the place he was cleaned up and transferred to the Basic Hospital in Abeokuta.
“However as an alternative of taking him to Abeokuta, they took him to a local physician to take away the bullet from his physique and returned him to the Basic Hospital in Otta, however he was rejected. He died on the best way to a different hospital.” Seyifunmi mentioned
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, mentioned six suspects, together with Okikiola, have been interrogated over the unlucky incident.
“After the capturing, his buddy and witness, Kazeem Okikiola, who had earlier referred to as Oloruntoba to affix him on the Shawarma spot, refused to report the incident to the police, however fairly took the deceased to a herbalist in Ogun State, the place they extracted the pellets from his physique.
“He later took Oloruntoba to his brother’s home within the Ipaja space of Lagos State, the place he died. As a comply with as much as the incident, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, directed that police detectives be mobilised to hunt the suspects linked to the killing.
“Through the investigation, the proprietor of the Shawarma spot, Chimezie Amaechi; the deceased’s buddy, Kazeem Okikiola; the Supervisor of the Avid Bar, Olayinka Oyedokun, and his buddies, Femi Victor, Taiwo Morokola, and Omole Wasiu have been arrested. These suspects are giving helpful info that may help the police within the investigation.” Adejobi mentioned
He added that the case has been transferred to the State Legal Investigation and Intelligence Division, Panti, Yaba, for discreet investigation.