Pune: A man in Pune on Saturday shot at and iunjured a jewellery shop owner, outside a hotel. The incident happened in the evening hours, the police said. Before police could catch the shooter, he died by suicide, inside an autorickshaw.
Financial dispute led to firing
Investigations revealed that the firing took place due to a financial dispute between the 2 men. The shooting occurred in the Anudh region of the city. The deceased has been identified as Anil Dhamale.
The injured person who is now in hospital is Aakash Jadhav. Dhamale used to work at the jewellery store owned by Jadhav. He had been working there for the past several years.
On Saturday evening, Dhamale took Jadhav for coffee. As the 2 sat at the hotel, enjoying the beverage, Dhamale took out a pistol and shot at Jadhav from point blank range. He fled the place, leaving the injured man at the coffee shop.
While fleeing in an autorickshaw, Dhamale took out the same pistol and shot himself dead. This happened near Aundh Chowk in the city. Meanwhile an injured Jadhav was rushed to a nearby hospital where he is currently undergoing treatment.
The police have registered a case and are investigating the entire matter. The case has been filed at the Chatushrungi police station.