Kolkata: Two persons were shot dead and another injured when unidentified assailant opened fire at a disputed property site in Short Street area of the city Monday.
Joint Commissioner of Police (crime) Pallab K Ghosh said at around 4.30 AM, 8-10 people came at a disputed property site and started firing in which two people died on the spot.
The injured was admitted to SSKM Hospital where his condition was stated to be "critical.
The disputed property is located at a short distance from the Police Commissioner`s residence at Loudon Street.
Four persons, including a woman, have been detained, he said.