Sultanpur (UP): A 28-year-old youth was on Tuesday shot dead by unidentified persons in Chanda area here.
Sanjeev Mishra had left his house in Lambhua area for Vindhyachal this morning. On reaching near Chatauna Kalan village in Chanda area, he was intercepted by two motorcycle-borne persons, SHO Jitendra Giri said.
The accused shot at Sanjeev and fled from the spot.
Sanjeev was initially taken to a district hospital from where he was referred to Lucknow`s trauma centre. He died during treatment, the SHO said.
A case has been registered, Giri said, adding, motive behind the murder was not clear.