Angul: A person was injured after being shot at by a miscreant at Patrapada village under Chhendipada block in Angul district late on Sunday night.
The injured has been identified as Dharani Sahoo of the same village.
According to sources, the incident took place last night when one Kuna Sahoo of the village suddenly opened fire at Dharani and fled from the village. Dharani, who sustained bullet injuries on his right leg, is being treated at Angul district headquarters hospital (DHH).
On being informed by locals, police have reached the spot and started an investigation. Though the exact reason behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the firing took place over past rivalry, sources said.