The incident took place at about 8p.m. on April 30, near the Sani Abacha Roundabout, Phase-6, Trans-Ekulu axis of Enugu metropolis.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Enugu.
Ndukwe said that the command had begun an investigation into the unfortunate incident.
An eyewitness, who spoke on condition of anonymity to NAN, said that the deceased, who hailed from Imezi-Owa in Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state, was killed about few metres to his residence.
The eyewitness said the deceased was trailed by his assailants, who first shot at his tyres to demobilise him and later rained bullets on him and sped off.
“His body has been deposited in a mortuary,’’ Ndukwe said. (NAN)