Unknown gunmen have killed one person at the popular Zoo road, close to Ado Bayero Mall in Kano metropolis.
The victim who was identified as Alhaji Isa Abubakar, was shot on Saturday around 10:00 pm, and later died a few hours after he was shot.
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An eye witness told Daily Trust that the gunmen stormed a rice mill factory on Zoo road, adjacent to Ado Bayero Mall, in the evening and started shooting in the air.
“They attempted pulling out one man from his car, but he initially resisted.
“Eventually, they threw him out of the car and shot him in the chest,” said the eye witness.
The source added that the attackers ran away with the man’s vehicle and left him in a pool of blood on the street.
The Kano State Police Command spokesman, DSP Abdullahi H. Kiyawa, confirmed the incident and said that the police reacted immediately they heard the gun shots.
He added that the victim was immediately taken to the hospital for proper medical attention.
However, the victim died in the hospital, a few hours later, due to excessive blood loss from the gunshot injury.