An Indian student of software engineering in Stratford University in Connecticut was gunned down by unidentified assailants in a grocery store in a suspected robbery case.
A native of Hyderabad, Arun Kumar Narote, who was working as a part-time clerk at a grocery store in Bridgeport, was shot on Monday around 9:30 pm (local time). Police are investigating the case.
According to police, two masked men walked in to the Norman Grocery Store on Monday night, robbed cash and shot Narote in the head. Though there were no signs of resistance on his part.
Narote was pursuing his masters in software engineering after graduating from the Indira Reddy Memorial Engineering College in Hyderabad.
Telugu Association of North America (TANA) President, Jayaram Komati, has expressed condolences to Narote family.
TANA Secretary, Mohan Nannapaneni, Telugu Association of Connecticut president, Rao Yalamanchili, and others are coordinating with authorities to send the body home.