A 55-year-old man was shot dead by unidentified assailants outside his house in Kanjhawala area of Outer Delhi on Tuesday evening, police said on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Baljeet. He was sitting near his house when he was attacked by motorcycle-borne assailants.

“Hearing the gunshot, the family members of the deceased came out, only to find him lying in a pool of blood. Baljeet was taken to a nearby government hospital, where he was declared brought dead,” said a police official. — PTI

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