A young lady identified as Chinenye Opah has been shot dead at Ologo Street in the Coal Camp suburb of Enugu State.
The baker who is a native of Mgbowo, in the Awgu Local Government Area of of the state was shot dead by an operative of the Department of State Services.
As at the time of this report, the reason for the killing of the young lady had yet to be ascertained bjt a eyewitness said:
“The operatives stormed the location in two Hilux vehicles and started shooting sporadically, causing a stampede.
“In the ensuing commotion, one of them pursued Chinenye, who ran like every other person for safety; then he gunned her down. The operative shot her several times at close range.
“The matter was reported at the Uwani Police Station and some police officers visited the scene of the incident, recovered some spent bullets and took the corpse to the Eastern Nigeria Medical Centre mortuary.”
Salemgists learnt from another source that the operatives were trailing two fleeing suspects before the mother of one was gunned down.
A family source said:
“Our family will visit the DSS office tomorrow (Tuesday) to lodge an official complaint. The family couldn’t do so before now because the incident happened on a weekend and there has not been a working day since then.”