Student shot dead in Lucknow

A Class XII student was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle-borne persons in Hassanganj area, police said here.

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 11, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

Lucknow: A Class XII student was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle-borne persons in Hassanganj area, police said here.

19-year-old Vijay Pratap Tiwari was shot at in his back by two motorcycle-borne persons in Khadra locality last evening, it said.

Police said that Vijy was rushed to the trauma center, where he died during treatment.

The motive behind the murder is not yet clear, it said.

Police said that an FIR had been lodged and efforts were being made to identify the assailants.