Washington(IANS): An Indian was gunned down in Atlanta city in the US when he was closing his store at the end of the day, a media report said Friday.
Suhrid Das, 48, was fatally shot in an Atlanta neighbourhood after 10 p.m. Wednesday at Banna Grocer, reported The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones said they found the store owner suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
The victim Suhrid Das was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he later died.
“Witnesses stated that the victim was closing up the store when he was confronted by an unknown assailant and shot one time,” Jones was quoted as saying.
Das was shot during an apparent robbery, said investigators.