A 25-year old man, Emeka Eze, was reportedly shot while his accomplices escaped with bullet wounds following a gun duel with police in Nnobi, Idemili South local government area of Anambra State.
The four gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers were said to have been intercepted by the police in their vehicle along Nnobi road.
It was gathered that the suspects opened fire on sighting the Police which resulted in heavy gun battle.
Confirming the incident, the Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed said one of the suspects, Emeka Eze, had been arrested.
He said the rest escaped into the bush with bullet wounds.
He said, “At about 8:00 pm, four gunmen suspected to be armed robbers inside a Mitsubishi L300 bus with registration No ENU 113 YA were intercepted by Police Patrol team attached to Ojoto Division along Nnobi road in Idemili South LGA of Anambra State.
He listed the exhibits recovered from the suspects to include a L 300 Mitsubishi bus, 1 pump action, 1 fabricated Pistol, Five cartridge, 3 expended cartridge, a knife and other incriminating items.
Mohammed added that the suspect was assisting the police with useful information that could lead to the arrest of his fleeing accomplices.