Man fires at grandson in a fit of rage
Gurgaon police on Thursday arrested an 87-year old resident of village Sikanderpur on the charges of firing gunshots at and injuring his 28-year old grandson with his licensed revolver from close range following a family property dispute.delhi Updated: Jan 15, 2010 00:46 IST
Gurgaon police on Thursday arrested an 87-year old resident of village Sikanderpur on the charges of firing gunshots at and injuring his 28-year old grandson with his licensed revolver from close range following a family property dispute.
Lodged in the critical care unit (CCU) of Paras Hospital in Sushant Lok, the youth is reported to be in serious condition, as a bullet damaged his lungs and aorta.
According to police, the incident occurred at about 11.30 pm on Wednesday in village Sikanderpur near DLF City Phase I.
“The 87-year old Shri Chand fired three gunshots at his grandson Manoj Yadav with his licensed 0.38 bore revolver following
an altercation on the issue of a piece of land measuring four acres, that is worth cores of rupees,” said Rishi Pal, SHO of DLF City Police Station (Phase -I).
“Two bullets hit Manoj Yadav, while one missed him. The family has a history of disputes as the matter had been reported to police stations in 2005 and 2008 as well,” he added.
Immediately after the incident, the victim was rushed to a nearby hospital but was referred to Paras Hospital as his condition deteriorated.
“The patient Manoj Yadav is still bleeding and is in a very critical condition. Whether he would survive or not will be clear only in the next 48 hours,” said Dr. Vipra Shree, senior consultant, Gastro-intestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery, Paras Hospital.
“He was brought to our hospital at about 1.15 am today and was bleeding profusely," she added.
“The bullet that hit him near the heart is still inside. We would retrieve it later with elective removal technique.
Intensive diagnosis revealed that his aorta and air tube (bronchus) is damaged,” she said.