Bhubaneswar: Panic gripped Jharapada area here after a youth sustained critical injuries after an unidentified miscreant opened fire at him on Wednesday night.
The victim has been identified as Kuna Mangaraj.
Though the exact reason behind the firing is yet to be ascertained, past enmity is suspected to be the reason behind the attack.
According to sources, an altercation ensued between two groups on Wednesday morning. At around 10:30 pm the miscreant opened fire at Kuna and fled.
Kuna was admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar, sources added.