Balasore: A businessman was shot dead by unidentified miscreants at Thirngpatana village under Sahadevkhunta police limits in Odisha’s Balasore district last night.
The incident took place when Manas Ranjan Das, the deceased, was opening the gate of his house after returning home around 11 pm.
The killers opened fire at him and immediately fled the spot after committing the crime. Das sustained bullet injuries on his chest and died on the spot.
Police have started investigation into the incident. The body will be handed over to the family members of the deceased after post-mortem, sources said.
The reason behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.