Babajide Sanwo-olu, governor of Lagos State, has ordered an investigation into the shootings at Lekki Toll Gate.
Lekki toll gate has been where #EndSARS protesters converge for their protests.
Protests had gathered there in defiance to the curfew imposed by the governor earlier in the day.
They shot at protesters, injuring many and killing a lot.
There are social media reports that hospitals in the area are overwhelmed due to the number of people in need of blood.
Sanwo-olu, in a statement issued by Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information, said he had instructed security operatives not to arrest any one.
“The State Government has ordered an investigation into the incident,” the statement read.
“Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised the security agents not to arrest anyone on account of the curfew, which he urges residents to observe for the peaceful atmosphere we all cherish,” he said.