Ganjam: A youth sustained critical bullet injury after he was allegedly shot by his uncle in Damodarpur village under Digapahandi block in Ganjam district on Saturday over a family feud. The victim has been identified as Sanatan Mallick of the village.
The accused, identified as Dandasia Nayak, happens to be the uncle of the victim.
According to sources, Dandasia engaged in a verbal duel with Sanatan following which the former shot several rounds of bullets at Sanatan.
While Dandasia fled the spot soon after the incident, the victim was rushed to MKCG Hospital in Berhampur in a critical condition. His condition is stated to be critical.
On being informed, police reached the spot and started an investigation into the matter.