One person was killed while several people sustained injuries as unknown gunmen on Friday, attacked Royal Garden, a relaxation spot in Egume, Dekina Local Government area of Kogi state, according to Police.
The armed men opened fire when they walked into the premises of the relaxation spot at about 7:45 pm on Friday, Police says.
According to a statement by the state command spokesman, DSP William Aya, the attackers fled the scene after they had already caused havoc in the area.
The statement, however, did not disclose whether the armed men robbed their victims, but said the Divisional Police Officer in Dekina mobilized operatives to the scene immediately after learning about the incident.
According to the statement, the Police found a dead body at the scene, the man is still not identified, the corpse was evacuated and deposited at a hospital.
The state Commissioner of Police in Kogi state, Mr Ayuba Ekpeji has deployed a team of operatives to hunt for the hoodlums. He assured the general public that his men will apprehend the men and that they shall be prosecuted according to law.
The commissioner urged the public to be very vigilant and conscious of their environment, adding that they should report any suspicious movement or activities by any individual or groups.