Zee Media Bureau
Mumbai: In a throwback to the days of yore when gang wars were a common affair in Mumbai, one man was shot dead by a rival group at a beer bar in Khar (East) late on Wednesday.
Vijay Pujari was killed and one of his associates was injured after members of a rival gang led by Rahul Sharma opened fire at them at Sharada restaurant and bar located in Pawar Nagar, Golibar Road, near Khar station.
As per reports, the incident took place at around 11.30 pm. Pujari and his three friends were having alcohol when Sharma barged in with his friends.
They had a running feud over domination in the area. Both had several criminal cases pending against them.
Soon a brawl ensued; following which Rahul Sharma pulled out his gun and shot Pujari. His friends also opened fire leaving one more person injured. There was complete pandemonium in the bar as other customers rushed to escape from the scene.
Pujari was rushed to VN Desai hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
Rahul Sharma is absconding even as he police are making all out efforts to dominate the area.