An astonishing video making the rounds on social media shows the moment a police officer chased, cocked his gun, took aim and fired at an unarmed civilian who was protesting an assault on his neighbor.

The scene of the shocking video is reported to have taken place in Rivers State Capital, Port-Harcourt.

A twitter user identified as David Ignatius, while sharing the video, wrote ;

Pls Portharcpurt people you all should stay o…. this is not a joke o…… that shot was aimed…. you never can tell they might be a casualty… its scary… Police sha