No fewer than four persons, including tea sellers, a commercial driver and road side traders have been reportedly shot dead by gunmen operating on motorcycles.
According to The Nation, the killing occured around Sabo and Igba area of Ondo town.
A source said some cultists attacked a rival cult group while another said the mission of the gunmen was unknown as they shot indiscriminately, killing three persons in Sabo and one person at Igba.
It was gathered a commercial driver that stopped to eat in the area was shot dead.
Meanwhile, Ondo Police spokesman, SP Fumilayo Odunlami, confirmed the killings and said she would issue a statement after getting proper brief.
However, the police source said the gunmen were armed robbers who attempted to rob residence and traders in the area.