Kendrapada, Sept 18 (LocalWire) Two unidentified bike-borne miscreants on Wednesday gunned down a chemist shop owner in Kendrapara district, police said.
The assailants shot at 28-year-old Gagan Sahoo from close range at about 10 am on the Hazari-Hatia road close the Paradip-Daitary Expressway.
Sahoo sustained bullet wounds on the forehead and chest. He was received dead at the local hospital.
Police have sealed the entry and exit routes of the highway and launched a manhunt to nab the assailants.
“Exact motive of the crime is yet to be ascertained,” district police chief Niti Sekhar told LocalWire.