Meerut: A 28-year-old son of a retired police inspector was shot dead allegedly by three unidentified assailants in Ganganagar area here, police said on Wednesday.
The incident occurred around midnight when three car-borne assailants shot Ankur while he was returning to his home from market, they said.
Homeguard Sanjay Kumar Sharma who came to victim's help was also shot at and injured by the attackers, SHO Anangpal Singh said.
Police have registered a case of murder against the three unidentified persons.
Investigation is underway and efforts are on to nab the accused, who are absconding, Singh said.