Mayhem allegedly emitted in Oko-Oba area ,Abule Egba of Lagos State Wednesday morning after operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service shot and killed one man, Punch reports.
The officials had reportedly chased a yellow commercial bus, popularly called Danfo, to the spot and opened fire on it.
The officials were said to have fled the scene after shooting the man, leaving the body on the scene.
Angry youths reportedly protested the shooting setting up bonfires and disrupting the peace.
The yet-to-be-identified victim was on the bus suspected to be carrying smuggled bags of rice.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, confirmed the killing.
The police Rapid Response Squad announced on Twitter that policemen had arrived the scene, and the area is now calm.