Etah (UP): An elderly person was shot and critically injured in a village in Etah district after a fight with a neighbour over a pet dog, police said on Monday.
Victim Rajesh Mishra was referred to a medical facility in Agra.
According to reports, Rajesh had taken out his dog for a walk in the village when his neighbour Deepak Mishra said that the black pet looked dirty.
The two began arguing and Deepak allegedly took out a firearm and shot at Rakesh.
Assistant Superintendent of Police OP Singh said that both parties opened fire. A case has been registered.
“Two police teams have been set up to arrest the accused, who is absconding. Four persons have been named as accused by Rajesh’s family,” he said.