Police Stray Bullet Kills Popcorn Seller In Port Harcourt

An unidentified man was, yesterday, killed by a stray bullet alleged to have been shot by policemen at Emenike Junction, by St. Andrews State School, Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The deceased, who sold popcorn, lay in a pool of blood when Vanguard visited the scene.

An eyewitness said: “I had barely left the spot when the unfortunate incident happened about 3p.m.”

It was not clear which Police team fired the shot or which the direction it came from.

The state Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, and Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, were yet to confirm or respond to the incident when contacted at press time.

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  1. This is very unfortunate

  2. Police with their carelessness again

  3. Why should police be shooting openly in public

  4. this is very bad police people have to be careful because they are not called for war they are called for peace making

  5. First up may the soul of the dead rest in peace…the commisioner of police should answer the press..and also watch their operations to avoid cases like this in the nearest future…its so unfortunate for the family of the deceased…

  6. Shooting in public is very wrong, this is so sad

  7. Why would they shoot carelessly in public

  8. Which stray bullet and what are they shooting at.

  9. This is so sad, let her family take heart

  10. They will just be shooting anyhow the previous time was a little boy now it’s a popcorn seller so bad to hear about the kind of force we have in our country today a policeman has to be very careful in his in taking out his duties not to just open fire in public for no just cause

  11. This is really sad, police should be careful the way they use their guns

  12. So sad to hear

  13. Their actions are not justified

  14. They need to train our police, how to handle gun

  15. Nigeria police are annoying

  16. Such a bad predicament

  17. Nigerian police again

  18. See how they just wasted this person life with their reckless shooting the officer should be dealt with

  19. Unexpected death. Pls Lord, save your people

  20. It’s an unconfirmed story, let police respond

  21. I think these police people need orientation

  22. Npf…..releasing bullets anyhow without considering human lives at stake

  23. What a pity,rest in perfect peace

  24. This is very unfortunate. May his soul rest in peace

  25. This is really unfortunate

  26. This is very sad

  27. My goodness. May his soul rest in peace. But what was the cause of the shooting? Was there a reported raid? The police needs to be very careful

  28. Chai I feel for the family

  29. The popcorn seller was just too unfortunate. RIP

  30. So unfortunate ripp

  31. We are asking justice for the victim.

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