Youth gunned down in Pattamundai

Bhubaneswar: A youth who was shot at near Pattamundai bypass on Saturday evening succumbed to his injuries at SCB Medical College and hospital, Cuttack.

The deceased identified as Sanjay Swain was a businessman by profession and was talking to some of his friends near a photo studio when three motorcycle-borne armed miscreants opened fire at him. Swain, who was profusely bleeding, was rushed to SCB Medical College and hospital in critical condition.

The attending doctors declared him dead after few moments of his admission. The unidentified miscreants pumped bullets into the right chest of Swain.

The reason behind the gruesome murder is yet to be ascertained and police have begun investigation into the matter.