Delhi

Man ‘accidentally’ shoots at friend

In a suspected case of accidental firing, a 21-year-old man was shot at allegedly by one of his friends in north-west Delhi’s Jahangirpuri, the police said on Sunday.

The incident took place on Saturday evening, they said. According to the police, the victim, Vinay was having drinks with his friends, when one of them fired at him causing a gunshot injury on his left shoulder. The victim was rushed to Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital where he was given first-aid and referred to Lok Nayak Hospital for further treatment, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North-West) Vijayanta Arya said. The victim’s condition is stated to be stable, the officer said.

Sumit, victim’s friend, told the police that he along with Vinay and two more friends were having drinks in one of their shanties when one of them suddenly fired at Vinay, the officer added.

A case has been registered and the accused has been identified. Investigation revealed that it was a case of accidental firing. The accused is absconding, the police added.

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