Last Updated: August 06, 2022, 20:14 IST
A Paramilitary jawan was killed and two people injured after an armed CISF personnel opened fire at his colleagues at a barrack inside Indian Museum in Kolkata, sources said. The target of the shootout was a police vehicle which was standing near the police barrack inside the premises. At least 25-30 rounds were fired inside the premises on Kyd Street in Central Kolkata.
The shooter, reported to be a CISF jawan, was reported to have been captured. He was earlier reported to have been moving with a loaded AK 47 rifle.
The deceased has been identified as ASI Ranjit Sarangi while Head Constable Subir Ghosh is in critical condition and undergoing treatment at the SSKM Hospital.
A commando force under the Kolkata Police used dragon lights to undertake the capture operation of the armed shooter.
Visuals from the scene showed the car which came under fire riddled with bullet marks. The seat was seen covered with blood marks.