India, April 7 -- Altercation over a financial dispute turned violent when a 34-year-old man fired at another person near the Antop Hill Church area early morning on Saturday. The police said the accused used a country-made pistol to shoot the victim and later fled the spot.

The accused, identified as Vivek Chettiar, is a history-sheeter and was out on bail during the COVID 19 pandemic. After this, he was wanted in an attempt to murder and house-breaking cases.

"Chettiar shot the victim Akash Ganesh Kadam, 35, at his house in Nav Tarun Naik Nagar. Kadam was rushed to Sion Hospital with injuries to his stomach," said a police officer from Antop Hill police station.

The staff of Sion Hospital informed the Antop Hill police officials abou...