The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Gombe State Command, Mr. Fwaje Atajiri, confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the gunmen attacked the station at about 2 a.m.
He said that three of the gunmen were killed while one police corporal also died during gun duel with the hoodlums.
Atajiri explained that some of the gunmen escaped with bullet wounds while another police man, who sustained injuries, was treated and discharged.
He called on health workers in clinics and hospitals in the state to report to the police, any persons with bullet wounds who might visit their facilities for treatment.
He said that the situation was calm and that more police men had been deployed to the area.