By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have shot two traders at Bazunu road close to igbudu Market in Warri South Local Government Area Of Delta State.
AUTHENTIC NEWS DAILY learnt that the incident occurred on Saturday evening.
Sources said that, “the men are traders who ware coming back from the market.
“The gunmen (robbers) shot at the traders numbering three as they were driving, and the car ran into a drainage by the roadside.
“The unsuspected armed robbers allegedly laid siege and robbed unidentified numbers of traders.
A source claimed that, “one of the victims shot was driving a car, he was reportedly shot for refusing to yield to their order (armed robbers).
“The robbers did not come for the traders but were said to have successfully robbed someone who they came for in the area, in process turning on the car owner who drove into the scene”.
Another source identified simply as Austin said that, “They tried to take his car, but he refused and drove into a drainage as he tried to ran away they shot him.
“The victims has been taking to an unknown hospital where they are receiving treatment.”
It could not be confirmed if anybody died or not”.
When contacted for comment, the state police public relations officer (PPRO) Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the incident.
She said, “Yes, it is confirmed, two person was shot at Bazunu. They are responding to treatment.
“The two of them are traders coming back from market. The car was seen stains with blood. They were taking to an unknown hospital.” PPRO added.