Boko Haram is suspected
Residents heard sporadic gunshots all night.
Reports from Kumo Town in Gombe State say gunmen attacked a police station and a police patrol team on Tuesday night.
The Hausa service of the BBC, Wednesday morning, reported that although the details are still sketchy, a police inspector may have been killed.
It also quoted residents as saying sporadic gunshots were heard for the most part of the night.