Man shoots parents over family dispute in Delhi

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A 26-year-old man shot his parents here over some family dispute on Monday when they visited his flat to resolve the issue, police said.

The victims are being treated in a private hospital and are out of danger, police said.

The incident was reported from Dwarka Sector-18 in west Delhi.

Police said Amit Prakash, who is on the run, shot his parents Brahm Prakash, 49, and Savita Devi, 45, at his flat around 12.30 p.m. where they visited him to discuss some family matters.

A case of attempt to murder has been registered against Amit at Dwarka North police station.

A police official said Amit indulged in a heated argument with his parents as soon as they reached his flat.

“He later took out a pistol and fired several rounds. Two bullets hit his father in his hip and thigh, one hit his mother in the leg. Amit fled the scene by the time other residents gathered around and made a call to police,” the official said.

Police rushed the couple to a nearby hospital from where they were later shifted to a private hospital in Gurgaon. 

“Now, the victims are out of danger.”

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