Bhubaneswar: A man sustained critical bullet injuries on his left leg after being shot by a miscreant at Budharaja daily market under Ainthapali police limits in Sambalpur district today.
The victim has been identified as Mantu Podha, a vegetable vendor at Budharaja daily market. He was admitted to Sambalpur Sadar hospital for treatment.
According to reports, Mantu had a heated argument with accused Siria Jena over previous enmity in the market this morning. Following which, Siria took out a pistol and fired at Mantu.
Police reached the spot, detained the accused and started further investigation into the matter.