The incident happened in the afternoon after the suspected drunk naval officer left his duty post to chill. He began to play with his gun which went off and injured the three persons, who were innocently going about their businesses at the park.
The gunshot caused pandemonium as business activities there were grounded for hours, while the victims were rushed to the hospital. The victims were then referred to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH.
The suspected naval officer who is one of the personnel mounting surveillance in the area to prevent pipeline vandalism was arrested immediately and being detained at Naval Base, Ikorodu, while investigations into the matter continue.