Chandigarh: A 25 years old gym trainer was critically injured after he was allegedly shot by two youths here at Sector 26 Gym on Tuesday morning. The victim has been identified as Akhil (25). Police sources said that the incident took place at 9.20 am on Tuesday while the victim was in the gym following his daily routine.
In the meanwhile, two youths came inside the gym and shot five rounds from a pistol and escaped from the spot. The victim was shot at his stomach and was then immediately rushed to PGI where he is under treatment.
Sources said that miscreants shot Akhil following old rivalry. Soon after the incident, the police team reached the spot with the CFSL team and the dog squad. Samples of bullet shells were lifted from the spot and taken for examination.
Meanwhile, the police have registered a case under Arms act and attempt to murder and are conducting raids to arrest the accused. A police official said that the accused have been identified, however we are waiting to record the statement of the victim as he gains consciousness.
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