Bhubaneswar: A businessman was critically injured as he was fired at from a close range following an argument with a rival at Singipur village under the Chatrapur police limits in Ganjam district early this morning.
The injured was identified as Sushant Patro of Singipur village. He was first rushed to a nearby hospital and then shifted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Behrampur.
According to reports, Sushant had a quarrel with a person over some issue. During the quarrel, the persons shot at him from a very close range. As a result, Sushant received bullet injuries in his waist.
On being informed, the Chatrapur police have reached the spot and started investigation.