According to source, the attempt on his life was made on Monday night while he was trying to enter his house after close of work.
Four masked men in a Keke Napep made a kidnap attempt and reportedly opened fire on him.
Segun Owolabi is the Business Manager of Silverbird Communications South-South and Rhythm 93.7 FM Port Harcourt.
The incident generated conversations on social media as other media personalities expressed shock.
The last time a media personality was kidnapped was in 2014.