Man shot dead in Panipat

Panipat, November 18

A 46-year-old man was shot dead near Pahalwan chowk on Kutani road in the city late on Wednesday evening. The man sustained three bullet injuries and died on the spot.

The deceased has been identified as Sanjeev Gupta of Jagdish Nagar in the city. He was selling old clothes to earn his living.

Sanjeev Gupta and his friend Shokeen were on a motorcycle on their way home on Wednesday evening. When they reached near Pehalwan chowk, two youths on a motorcycle came from the opposite side and hit their motorcycle. Sanjeev and Shokeen fell down on the road. Meanwhile, the youths opened fire at Sanjeev.