The PUNCH gathered that passers-by took Oguzie to the Federal Medical Center in Owerri, where he was pronounced dead.
When contacted, the Police Spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the incident.
Ikeokwu said the three trigger-happy officers had been identified, arrested, and kept in custody.
“The Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, wondered why the officers refused to adhere to rules guiding the use of firearms.
“He, therefore, ordered an investigation into the matter, with a view to unraveling the cause of the incident. The officers involved have however been identified, arrested, and are presently in custody.
“The CP while sympathising with the family of the deceased, urged them to remain calm, as the Command will do everything possible to ensure that justice is done.
“The Command regrets the killing of the deceased under any guise especially now that the force is doing everything within its powers to put an end to incidents of brutality and incivility to members of the public.”