The police in Delta State said it has shot two suspected hoodlums in a gunfire in Ekette water side, Warri axis of the state.
In a press release by ASP Chuks Orisewezie on behalf of the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, revealed that “On the 10/4/2019, at about 1600hrs, the DPO Ovwian Aladja SP Idoko Okwudih and team while on surveillance patrol received a distress call that some armed robbers were operating around Ekette Water Side”.
According to the image maker, the team swung into action “Based on the information received the patrol team in a swift response proceeded to the scene where they saw four (4) boys suspected to be armed robbers on two motorcycles who opened fire on the Police Officers. During the exchange of fire, two of the robbers were gunned down and were rushed to the hospital for treatment and were later confirm dead”.
Items recovered from them include one cut to size double barrel gun with three live cartridges.
Meanwhile, efforts are on to track down the others who escaped with bullet wound.