Niece to the deceased, Egunor Uviesa, said the incident happened at about 9pm as Austin arrived from work and was alighting from his car.
He was accosted and shot in the head by the unknown assassins. Though rushed to a private hospital in the town, he did not survive as he was confirmed dead at the hospital.
Confirming the incident, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Celestina Kalu, said the Police was investigating the incident.
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