Mrs. Angela Agaba, the Public Relations Officer Rivers State Police, confirmed the accident, identified the victim, adding that the crime was still under investigation.
It was, however, gathered that the gunmen had trailed the deceased from Aba Road through Rumuola to Psychiatric Hospital Road, where they caught up with him at a traffic gridlock.
A resident, who spoke to the newsmen said: “Four gunmen in a Toyota Camry car chased the victim and caught him here as he tried in vain to reverse on the traffic jam.”
It was also gathered that the victim was pleading loudly in Ikwerre dialect for the assailants to spare his life, indicating that he may be of Ikwerre extraction and possibly knew the killers.
Meanwhile, Police in Port Harcourt investigates