It was gathered that the gunmen drove to the community about 9.30pm in two cars and shot sporadically at residents at Odofin, Kano Jebba, Osalanke and Bello Streets.
Residents said the gunmen wore face masks and operated close to one hour without any resistance from security agencies.
When our correspondent visited the community on Tuesday, a team of policemen from the Denton Police station and the Rapid Response Squad were seen patrolling the community.
According to a police source, the team of policemen stormed the Ebute Onipomo area a slum community close to where the shooting took place and arrested four persons in connection with the shooting .
The police source also stated that three corpses were recovered from the scene of the shooting at Ebute_Onipomo . The three corpses whosw identities were yet to be revealed were killed in the wee hour of Tuesday.
When contacted over the incident, the Chief (Baale) of the Okobaba community, Alhaji Musbau Junadu said his son is among the residents shot by the gun men.
He said ” I left Odofin street to my house but as I was parking my car, I got a phone call that gunmen were shooting. I hurried back and saw that my son Muheed was shot on his two legs. He is a footballer but they want to render him useless.I am at the Igbobi hospital to ensure that he survives. He and other residents that they shot have been taken to the hospital for treatment. I cannot tell you who these people (gun men) are or where they came from. One Kazeem died from the gun shot he sustained”
It was further gathered that the gunmen were repelled from attacking residents at Apapa road by a combined team of policemen and the Vigilantee Group.