A young man was allegedly shot dead in Nkpor community of Anambra State, today, April 15, 2020.
The young man identified simply as Ebuka was allegedly shot dead by police officers at Ezego Street in Agulu Avenue by New Tyre, Nkpor in Anambra state.
According to eyewitnesses, there was no provocation, before the shooting occurred.
Social media user, Ikenna Orji shared pictures and video from the scene. He wrote;
There is riot going on right now at Nkpor new tyre following the killing of a young man by the police taskforce on COVID-19.
According to the eyes withness, the police was chasing some residents drinking at a joint when the young man was coming out from his house to buy foodstuffs, he saw everyone running and wanted to run as well but fell down and the police suspected to attached to Okpoko Police station shot him on a close range