Two men were shot at on Boulevard Road,outside the Tis Hazari Metro station on Monday evening. While one succumbed to his injuries at St Stephens Hospital,the other is being treated for critical injuries.
According to police,Rajender Jain (55) and his nephew Parash Jain (30) who run a stationery shop in Sadar bazar were walking along the road carrying a bag with Rs 25,000 in cash. Suddenly,a car with three to four persons in it drove up to them and shot at the duo,police said.
The assailants then sped off with the money. Passersby called police and the victims were rushed to the nearby St Stephens Hospital. While Rajender was declared dead at the hospital,Parash is undergoing treatment and is condition is said to be critical.
Police suspect the assailants knew the duo were carrying cash and followed them for a while,before cornering them.
A case has been registered and investigations are on,police said.