New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident caught on camera, A 36-year-old man was shot in the face allegedly by a minor in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area, police said today. The four minors have been arrested in connection with the incident, they added.
According to sources, police received information about a gunshot injury to one Javed on Friday around 5.15 pm, at H-4 Block, Jahangirpuri.
Javed had sustained a bullet injury in his right eye.
Javed said that around 4.45 pm when he was near H-3 Block park, three minor boys known to him came and one of them fired a gun aimed at his face, Deputy Commissioner of Police (northwest) Usha Rangnani said, as reported by PTI.
After firing the gun, all three ran away, DCP Rangnani stated while also informing that the victim’s condition is stable.
During the interrogation, the accused revealed that Javed had beaten up the father of one of the apprehended boys around seven months back and they had shot at him to avenge that beating, the police officer said.
A CCTV footage of the incident has also surfaced on social media.
In the footage, the victim can be seen sitting near a park and he is approached by three boys, one of whom shoots at his face. All three fled the spot after the act.
Javed was shifted to BJRM Hospital and later referred to another centre, a senior police officer informed.
A case under charges of ‘attempt to murder’ has been registered at Jahangirpuri Police Station and four juveniles have been apprehended, police stated.
As per DCP Usha Rangnani, the country-made pistol used in the offence has also been recovered.