“However, a male adult was recovered by the Tolu Police Division of the Nigerian Police around the scene while the Lagos Neighborhood and Safety Corps and the Red Cross were also in attendance.”

While there were no fatalities or injuries reported, the damage caused by the fire is extensive, with many shops destroyed and goods lost.

According to our correspondent, the Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, has confirmed that the victim was killed by a gunshot.

He said, “A 65-year-old security guard in the market was shot dead. We have identified him and his corpse has been taken to the mortuary. An investigation is ongoing.”