The police came to the Seyitler neighbourhood in Turkey’s Kurdish-majority Batman province early on the morning of 28 September and wanted to do a body search on Suat Şahin during a criminal record check, Mezopotamya Agency (MA) reports.
21 years old Suat objecting to the body search, was then shot in the middle of the street and received serious gunshot wounds to his leg and kidney.
While the incident happened in the morning, the family was only informed by the police at night.
A video taken by locals near the scene shows Şahin lying on the ground and surrounded by police.
The footage shows Şahin been taken away by the police in a civilian police car.
It was later learned that he was taken to a private hospital where he remains in a critical condition.