Balasore: A youth was critical injured after being shot at by unidentified miscreants at Kantabania village in Balasore district on Wednesday night.
The victim was identified as Biranchi Dash. He sustained bullet injuries on his back and rushed to Balasore District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) for treatment.
According to reports, the incident took place when he was returning to home on a bike. Some unidentified miscreants opened fire at him and fled the spot.
Though the exact reason behind the incident has not yet been identified, past rivalry is suspected to be reason.
On being informed, police reached the spot and started investigation.