An Armymans 19-year-old son was shot dead by an unidentified person while he was returning from his school in Loni area,the police said on Sunday. Ankit,a Class XII student of an evening school in Delhi,lived with his family in Japti village of Loni. Ankits father Vedprakash is posted in Ladakh,they said,adding that a case has been registered at Loni police station.
When Ankit was returning from his school last evening,an unidentified person stopped him and pumped a bullet into his body near Khanpur village before fleeing. After a few minutes,the accused came to Ankit again,who was lying in a pool of blood on road,and fired two more shots at him and fled from the spot, said a police official. After the incident,Ankit was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.