According to Turkish Sports Broadcaster NTV Spor, the incident occurred on Monday the 19th of September after the 35-year-old got into a fight in an apparent case of road rage.
An unverified video footage has been circulating online, with the footballer opening fire on a group of people at the scene of the accident. The victim was identified as a Halil İbrahim Genç, 24.
Ozturk graduated from the Bayer Leverkusen academy but played a handful game for the Bundesliga side.
The German born midfielder was a standout for Turkey at youth level and he went on to win the Turkish Cup twice with Fenerbahce and also saw spells with Besiktas and Basaksehir. Guus Hiddink gave him a call up in 2010 to the Turkish National team for preparation in the United States but did not manage to earn any caps.