Unidentified gunmen have shot and killed two people leaving one other person critically injured when the struck at Gwandu quarters of Shamaki ward in Gombe metropolis.
The police public relations officer for Gombe State DSP F.B Attajiri confirmed the incident, saying the incident occurred at around 3:15pm on Sunday.
He said the gunmen numbering four arrived at the place on motorbikes and shot at the men at close range. One of the men died instantly and two others rushed to the hospital where one of them also died.
He gave the victims names as Abubakar alias Habu Kursi, Jamilu Shehu and Inuwa Makson all middle aged men that lived in the area, saying the police had commenced investigation into the matter.
Our correspondent reports that this was about the tenth incident in recent time when unidentified gunmen became engaged in a serial killing in Gombe metropolis. A deputy director of State Security Service was recently killed by unidentified gunmen.