1 gunshot dead, another wounded by 2 men for personal enmity


A pistol and two live cartridges were recovered on site, police said (Representation)

New Delhi:

A 17-year-old boy was killed and another injured after being killed by two men above personal enmity in the Jafarabad region northeast of Delhi, police said on Friday.

The man, who died, was identified as Rashid Mirza, a resident of Brahampuri, they said.

The incident took place Thursday evening when two men shot Rashid and fled, police said.

The two later again targeted and shot another person in a nearby area, after which he was injured in the shoulder, said a senior police officer.

A nearby beaten policeman rushed to the scene and caught one of the accused, identified as Bharat, while his accomplice managed to escape, said the officer.

The two victims were rushed to a nearby hospital where Rashid, who was shot in the head, was pronounced dead. The other victim is on treatment and would be stable, he said.

During the investigation, the other accused was identified as Saif. Personal enmity is believed to be behind the attack, the officer added.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northeast), Ved Prakash Surya, said that a case had been registered. One of the accused named Bharat was immediately arrested while efforts are underway to catch his accomplice, he added.

A pistol and two live cartridges were recovered on the spot, he added.

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