Osun state police department has confirmed the death of a boy identified as Olorunda, it was mentioned that he died after a stray bullet hit him during a clash between two rival cult groups in Ilesa, Osun State.
It was gathered that the incident happened at the Irojo area of the town around 9.00 a.m on Wednesday, June 9, when the two rival cult groups engaged themselves in a fierce gun duel. According to the report, the armed cultists allegedly shot at a rival gang member but missed their target and ended up killing Olorunda.
Sources mentioned to reporters that the deceased who worked at the sawmill in the area went to buy cowpea for his breakfast when he was hit by a stray bullet.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed the incident in Osogbo on Wednesday, said the victim was hit by a stray bullet.