Berhampur: A 28-year-old man was seriously injured when some unidentified miscreants fired him at S Chhachina village under Beguniapada police station limits in Ganjam district, police said on Monday.
The injured person, identified as Uttam Nayak of Chingudikhola was undergoing treatment at a private hospital at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and his condition stated to be stable.
Quoting a delayed report, police said the miscreants fired at the victim on Saturday night while he was proceeding to the local market. "Motive behind the incident is not known. No one has been arrested in this connection so far," said police officer in-charge RR Pradhan.