A Nigerian pastor, Oluwadayomisi Epenusi who recently moved to the United State was reportedly shot dead in the country.
The 66-year-old man was shot to death at an apartment close to 10th street and I-465 on the west coast of Indiana.
Neighbors say that the man is an easy going person who is currently working on migrating his family to the US.
According to claims from his neighbors, they said they heard gunshots at His apartment which got their attention.
One of the neighbors, Kristina Teague said:
“I heard about 15 gunshots. It was nuts,”
Teague then called the police but before they arrived, The victim’s roommate, Moshood Kafaru had rushed the bleeding man to the Eskenazi Hospital where he died.
“He was just a nice person who would go to work and come home and go to church. He didn’t talk to nobody. He never bothered nobody,”
“He was holding a purse. He refused to let it go. They thought he had money in the purse, but he didn’t want to let it go,”
“They just got a visa. That why he was working, so his family can come over here, He was just an innocent man and it just upsets me that he’s gone just like that.”
Moshood also explained that when he was on the way he asked him what happened and why he got shot, but he couldn’t say nothing because he was still in pain.
Moshood believes the violence started as a result of robbery although the police are yet to conclude on the cause of the death.
“It’s really sad because he was here sending money to his family,”
Police in Indianapolis, capital of Indiana in the United States have now launched a manhunt for the killer Nigerian pastor.
They have now requested anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.