No fewer than four persons were said to have sustained gun injuries after a drunken policeman, Corporal Emmanuel Ubi, reportedly opened fire on some youths during a carnival at Edumare Squad, Lagos Island.
The names of the victims were given as Yusuf Abdullahi, 17; Lekan Bamgbala, 26; Deji Bamgbala, 18, and an unnamed youth.
PUNCH Metro learnt that the bullet pierced through the right leg of Abdullahi and came out from the other side, while Deji was hit by a stray bullet in the wrist when he tried to rescue his brother, who was shot in the pelvic area.
It was learnt that the incident happened around 9pm on Christmas Day.
Apart from the four persons said to have been hit by bullets, several others were reportedly injured while scampering for safety.
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