Men of the Nigerian army allegedly shot dead a 15-year-old boy identified simply as Jeffrey at Uruakpa in Sapele, Delta State.
It was gathered that the young man was shot after the soldiers mistook him for armed robbers.
Reacting to the tragic incident, the parents of the deceased, said he does not steal or carry gun.
It was further learnt that the deceased was residing with his grandmother before his tragicqq1qq1q demise.
The deceased as at the time of this report have been deposited at the teaching hospital in Oghara.