A 15-year-old girl was shot in the neck in Patna allegedly over a love affair, the chilling visuals of which were captured on CCTV. The incident occurred in Indrapuri area of Sipara at around 7:30 pm on Wednesday when she was returning from coaching, police said.
Bihar| A vegetable vendor’s daughter shot yesterday in Indrapuri locality of Sipara area of Beur PS in Patna. Injured girl who was shot in the neck is undergoing treatment in a private hospital. Matter is being said to be a love affair: Patna Police
(Visuals: CCTV footage) pic.twitter.com/kHbddcU2L1
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The footage shows a man, who had been stalking the girl, pulling out a gun from his bag and shooting her. He then escapes the spot.
Preliminary investigation suggest the shooting was the fallout of a love affair, according to the police. However, the actual reason could be ascertained only after recording the victim’s statement, police said.
The girl, a Class 9 student, is currently in a critical condition and is undergoing treatment at a private hospital.
The accused has been identified but yet to arrested.