Suspected hoodlums at Ilerin area along Ilesa/ Iperindo road in Osun State shot dead a 10-year-old girl identified as Ruth Omojola.
Also shot was the mother of the 10- year-old, Mrs Femi Omojola, and one other child who were also on the motorbike when the incident happened.
The mother of the deceased who sustained gunshot injuries has been admitted at Wesley Guild Hospital in Ilesa.
The remains of the deceased have been deposited at the same hospital.
Speaking on the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the story and maintained that the police would get to the root of the matter.