A man was allegedly shot dead following a fracas with a soldier in Obigbo area of Rivers state. According to reports, the deceased met his untimely end while trying to intervene in a case after a suspected thief was arrested for stealing a motorcycle.
According to reports, the deceased was among those who caught a thief that allegedly stole a motorcycle and was caught in the process.
It was gathered that in the course of trying to take the suspected thief to the police station, a soldier was called in and an argument ensued. The soldier allegedly shot one of them during the fracas as he died on the spot.
Report has it that the soldier immediately fled on a motorcycle after seeing what he had done.
A trending video shows the deceased laying in the pool of his blood after being shot.
The cause of the soldier’s action is yet to be determined.