According to reports, the sad incident happened Sunday afternoon at Olu Aboderin Street, Onipetesi, Lagos State.
The boy was reportedly watching the just concluded Liverpool FC match.
According to one Emenike, who witnessed the incident, the officers had come to the area to arrest a guy on dreadlocks. He alleged that they started shooting sporadically after the arrest, only for one of the bullets to hit the boy.
The victim was subsequently rushed to the general hospital in Ikeja, where he was confirmed dead.