Patna girl, 4, dies after being shot outside home by unknown men

In his complaint, the girl's father said he went inside to park his motorcycle while his wife kept groceries. Moments later, a gunshot rang out. Rushing outside, the family found the child lying in a pool of blood.
Patna girl, 4, dies after being shot outside home by unknown men
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A four-year-old girl was shot and killed by unknown assailants outside her home in Rupaspur area of Patna, Bihar on Tuesday night.

The victim resided in a rented accommodation with her family. The incident happened after her father, Hari Om Kumar, who works as a medical representative, returned home around nightfall.

As Kumar entered the house, his daughter was present at the door. While Kumar was parking his motorbike and his wife went inside to keep groceries, the girl remained outside. A gunshot was then heard.

“When we rushed out, we saw our daughter lying in a pool of blood,” said Kumar. The family took the child to a nearby private hospital, but doctors declared her dead.

Rupaspur Station House Officer (SHO) Ranvijay Singh said, “The girl was shot and succumbed to her injuries during treatment. Her body has been handed over to the family after post-mortem.”

Police are investigating the case and reviewing CCTV footage from the area.

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Patna girl, 4, dies after being shot outside home by unknown men

“We are looking for the attackers and will take strict action as soon as they are identified,” Singh added.

Source: India Today

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