Reported by Malay Ray
Rourkela, June 25:
Unidentified miscreants opened fire at a person at Basanti Colony in Rourkela of Odisha Sundargarh district this afternoon.
According to reports, two unidentified youths arrived at a field in Basanti Colony area under Uditnagar police station limits in a bike. Suddenly one of them opened fire at Mohammad Jiau alias Golden (40), a cable operator and a civil contractor.
The duo later sped away from the area.
Golden, who sustained bullet injuries on his left elbow, was rushed to Ispat General Hospital (IGH) where his condition was stated to be stable.
Informing that Golden was involved in several criminal activities in the past, Uditnagar IIC, SN Muduli, said the police suspect the incident could be the outcome of previous enmity.
Police have registered a case and efforts are on to nab the accused, he added.