Jamshedpur : In yet another shocking firing incident a gang of four criminals shot dead a 35-year-old man near Shiv Ganga Apartment behind Bal Vihar under Sonari area this evening.
The murder victim, Amit Rai, who was a resident of the Shiv Ganga apartment.
A 9 MM pistol was found from the spot of murder.
The gun-shot attack took place at about 7.15 pm, when Amit was sitting at the verandah of his house on the ground floor of the five-storeyed building.
“At the gate, he was surrounded by four armed men. Sensing trouble, Amit tried to run it and shot at him from close range,” said a local resident. Police also confirmed this.
The policemen picked up the critically injured Amit and rushed him to Tata Main Hospital emergency where he was declared as brought dead.
The assailants had fired three shots, one in the head and two in the backbone, causing the victim to die on the spot.
Amit who would allegedly extort `rang daari’ was reportedly in the target of gangster Akhilesh Singh. Amit had played a lead role in the violent protest.
Deputy superintendent of police (headquarters-II) Kailash Karmali said they are finding out the men involved in the gun-shot attack resulting in the death of Amit.