A 52-year-old Indian-American man was shot and killed in his driveway by three masked males in Georgia, leaving his spouse and daughter injured, police mentioned, the second such incident involving Indians within the US inside per week.
The incident befell on January 20 on Thoroughbred Lane close to Hartley Bridge Street, Georgia.
Pinal Patel and his household arrived dwelling from work once they have been confronted by three masked people with weapons, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned in a press release on Monday.
Mr Patel confronted the three and whereas doing so, photographs have been fired on the household.
After deputies arrived, they discovered Pinal, his spouse Rupalben Patel, and daughter Bhakti Patel, affected by gunshot wounds within the driveway of their dwelling, the assertion mentioned.
All three have been transported to Atrium Well being the place Pinal was later pronounced useless by Deputy Coroner Luann Stone, it mentioned.
Rupalben and her daughter are said to be in secure situation.
The three masked people then ran to a darkish in color car ready throughout the road occupied by a fourth particular person, the assertion mentioned.
The people then fled the scene and no gadgets have been reported to have been taken from the household, it mentioned.
Investigators have sought public help in finding the four-door car and help in figuring out the individuals.
There was an increase in assaults on Indians within the US.
A 23-year-old Indian scholar died after he was shot throughout an armed theft in Chicago on Sunday.
Devsish Nandepu was shot and killed in Princeton Park on the South Aspect whereas his good friend Ok Sai Charan was injured and admitted to a hospital.
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