33-year-old Punjabi man from Kapurthala was fatally shot

Officials announced on Thursday that a 33-year-old man from Kapurthala, Punjab, had been shot and killed in Mississippi, America.

The victim, Paramjit Singh, was at his job when a guy entered with the aim to rob him and later shot him dead. He was the son of the Dhapai village chief of Kapurthala.

It had been roughly 18 months since Paramjit moved to the US. In the Mississippi city of Tupelo, he was employed by a shop close to a gas station. Prior to moving to the US, he used to live in Kuwait.

The incident took place on Monday.

His body was reportedly handed over to his relatives and efforts were being made to bring it to India.