At least seven persons have been shot in Ajangbadi area in Ojo local government area of Lagos state with two of the victims died in the hospital.
According to the report, trouble started after suspected hoodlums attempted to overrun the station.
According to Thecable reporter, one of the resident said:
“Some angry youth who overpowered the police and burnt down Ojo police station marched to Ajangbadi but the police at Ajangbadi station were at alert,”
“Immediately they got close to the station, policemen started shooting into the air but when they refused to leave, the officers started shooting into the crowd.
“I know one of the persons who was shot. He stays on my street. The guy, who was a bricklayer, died in the hospital. Another person who lives opposite my house was shot on the leg.”
TheCable gathered that aggrieved youth burnt down Ojo police station after a confrontation with policemen on Tuesday afternoon.