A lady was hit by a stray bullet during a gun battle between policemen and armed robbers in Sapele area of Delta state. The police officers responded to a distress call from a vigilante who sighted some thieves climbing a fence in the area.
As soon as the policemen arrived, the robbers shot at them while trying to escape.
The police officers responded back by shooting back at them.
In the course of the firefight, a lady who came out early in the morning to help her neighbor cook for a party – was hit by a stray bullet in the head.
The policemen on discovering that the lady was hit – rushed her to the hospital where she was treated and has been discharged.