Indian student shot dead while working at gas station in Ohio


A 24-year-old student from Andhra Pradesh, who was studying for his master’s degree, was shot dead at a fuel station in Ohio on Thursday April 20, 2023, according to the Columbus Division of Police.

Columbus Police put out a picture of the suspect.

Tweet from Columbus Police Department relating to killing of Indian student April 20, 2023, at gas station. Photo: Twitter @ColumbusPolice

Saiesh Veera, who was working at a petrol station in Columbus, Ohio, was shot dead by unknown assailants while on the job, police said.

“On April 20, 2023, at 12:50 AM, Columbus Police officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of W Broad St on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, the officers located an adult male victim, identified as SAIESH VEERA, M/O/24, suffering from a gunshot wound. Columbus Fire medics arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital. Despite life-saving measures, the victim was pronounced deceased at 1:27 AM. This incident remains under investigation. Next of kin notification has been made,” read the Columbus Division of Police incident summary.



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