A pastor at a local church in Warri, Delta state, was reportedly shot dead by suspected armed robbers. The incident was reported to have taken place on Tuesday around 7 p.m. in the Edjeba area of the Oil City.
The victim, identified as Kelvin Orumor, is believed to be the general overseer of a church, Kingdom Advancement Christian Center (KACC), located in the Jeddo community in the Okpe council area of Delta state.
In a statement by a source in the community, the clergyman unwittingly walked into the middle of the community hoodlums, which were robbing a place in the neighborhood. The source added that the pastor was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound sustained in a government hospital.
We heard he walked into them when they were robbing a seat. You shot him. He died before reaching the hospital, the source revealed. Efforts to obtain comment from the Delta State Police Command proved futile as repeated calls to the spokesperson, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, rang or were busy.
She also did not respond to text messages. to her phone line hours later.
In a statement by the Police spoke person, the perpetrators of the evil act will sure be brought to book as soon as investigations are concluded.