Man on the run for killing trader over Shawarma

A suspected murderer is on the run after he allegedly shot and killed one Kayode Oloruntoba at a food joint in the Alagbado area of Lagos State on Friday.

Some efforts were made to save Oloruntoba by some good Samaritans, including his friend, Kazeem Okikiola, but to no avail as the victim died moments after the shooting.

PUNCH Metro reported that Okikiola on Friday, September 11, was at Avid Bar at Alagbado to buy Shawarma and called Oloruntoba to join him.

Eye- witness report says while the Okikiola was waiting for the Shawarma seller to attend to him, Okikiola got into an argument with another customer, who also wanted to buy the dish.

The argument degenerated into an altercation that led the suspect left the spot, entered his car and drove away.

A few minutes later, Oloruntoba met Okikiola at the spot and while they waited for the Shawarma, the suspect reportedly returned, brought out a gun and shot in the direction of the two friends.

Mr. Chinedu, a resident of the area, said the suspect mistakenly shot the 35-year-old thinking e had shot Okikiola with whom he had earlier had an argument.

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