21-yr-old Punjabi boy shot dead in Mississippi, US

Written by Meeshika Sharma

Published on : November 29, 2017 1:45




A 21-year-old, Sandeep Singh from Jalandhar was shot dead in front of his house in Jackson city of Mississippi, US, on Monday, Nov 27th.

Singh  had migrated to US 3 years ago. His father Balwinder Singh, a Punjab Police head constable, said he was working at a relative’s store adding, “He along with two friends closed the store at 8 pm, but his car developed a snag. The owner asked them to stay back. At 11 pm, Sandeep tried to restart the car and was successful. The three drove to their apartment but as soon as they stepped out of their vehicle, three armed assailants robbed them of cash and valuables.”

“Just as the assailants were to leave, Sandeep moved towards the car to park it in the garage. One of the assailants, fearing Sandeep was about to pull out a weapon, opened fire, killing him on the spot.”

Sandeep’s body is expected to arrive home by Saturday. Sandeep’s family said that he was hardworking boy and never wanted to put financial burden on the family. They said he was living in a rental accommodation, one kilometre away from his workplace, with two other Punjab residents.