The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a drunken hunter for killing a 14-year-old girl with a rifle in the Ayinla Akera area of Orile Agege, Lagos, Nigeria.
“The girl was shot dead by the hunter who was on a bike as she was sent on an errand,” according to reports.
A video of the scene obtained showed the girl in a pool of blood as residents wailed.
“Maybe he was about to remove something and the gun fired. He came with a bike and it was likely an accidental discharge,” according to residents.
The Divisional Police Officer of Elere Station, Amodu Jimoh, said ,the corpse of the girl was taken to a nearby hospital.