A 22-year-old man was shot dead and four others were injured when some persons opened fire in a north-east Delhi locality after a fight over water,police said.
The incident was reported from Karawal Nagar at around 10:30 pm yesterday and the deceased has been identified as Bhagat Singh,a senior police official said.
“We are told by locals that there was a fight over water which turned ugly. Some people opened fire in which a youth died and four others injured,” the official said.
They were rushed to a nearby hospital where Singh was declared brought dead. The others are undergoing treatment.
Investigations are on,the official said adding,it will be probed whether the firing was due to a dispute over water.