Kendrapara: A youth sustained bullet injuries after being shot at by miscreants in Derabish area of Kendrapara district last night.
The victim has been identified as Jagannath Behera.
According to sources, the incident occurred at around 10 pm on Monday when Jagannath was busy on a phone call. Spotting him alone on the Laxminarayanpur-Nuahata road, three bike-borne miscreants snatched away his mobile phone. However, when Jagannath tried to oppose the act and chased them, they shot him on his leg.
Locals and passersby immediately rescued and rushed him to the hospital.
On being informed, local police reached the spot and registered a case regarding the incident, sources added.