Bargarh: A motorcyclist sustained critical injuries after being shot at by unidentified miscreants on Bargarh-Bolangir road late night on Wednesday.
The injured has been identified as Sachin Agarwal, a native of Kantabanji in Bolangir district.
According to sources, Sachin was on his motorcycle along the NH-53 late yesterday night. Suddenly, two miscreants opened fire at him and fled the spot in a car.
After spotting Sachin in a critical condition, some locals rushed him to Bargarh DHH, where he is currently undergoing treatment. Sachin suffered bullet injuries on his left hand and thigh, sources added.
While the accused persons are yet to be identified, the actual reason behind the attack was not known immediately. An investigation into the firing incident is underway, the police said.