An Indian Telugu student from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead by some unidentified locals in Florida, as per a news report on Sunday. According to news agency ANI, Sai Kiran, 23, was killed in Florida yesterday night. As per Sai Kiran’s parents who are based in Hyderabad, said to the news agency that he was shot dead by locals over some petty issue.
Meanwhile, a relative of Kiran said, “Some people came & asked for his ‘iphone’, they shot him after he refused.” Sai Kiran was pursuing his MS from Atlantic University and had left India only a month and a half back. In a similar case last year, Elaprolu Jayachandra, 22, who also belonged from Andhra Pradesh was shot dead during a robbery at a convenience store in Pasadena, Texas, where he was working. The incident happened when a man in a ski mask shot Jayachandra and took the cash register, Pasadena police spokesman Bud Corbett was quoted as saying by a newspaper in US.
Source : PTI