Shot fired at youth in Berhampur over past enmity

Ganjam: A youth in Berhampur had a narrow escape after a shot was fired at him today over past enmity. The incident took place near the area between Town Police Station and Sadar Police Station.

According to sources, one Tuna Panda of Shaktinagar allegedly fired at Gani Behera of Brajanagar area. Somehow, the shot missed Gani and hit a utensil.

“One person came on a bike and another was walking down the street. They had an altercation and then one of them fired a shot. Later both fled the spot,” said Pitambar Sahu, who was present at the spot.

Though the exact motive behind the attack is still unknown, past enmity is suspected to be the reason behind the incident.
Soon after the incident, police reached the spot and seized the empty bullet shell.