Erhan Eser, a 23-year-old Kurdish youngster, was shot to death by the Turkish police after driving without a license, the Dokuz8 news portal reported.

Eser reportedly skipped a police checkpoint in İstanbul’s Beylikdüzü district on Tuesday, which reportedly ended up in a police pursuit. He was killed by one of the officers in pursuit.

He was laid to rest on Thursday in İstanbul.