In yet another unfortunate incidents a 26-year old Pruthviraj Kandepi of Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district along with two others were shot dead in a firing in the USA. Prithviraj Kandepi who was working as a consultant with the bank was on his way home after finishing his duty was shot dead by robbers.

Five others were also injured in the incident that took place on Thursday morning at the headquarters for the Fifth Third Bank near Fountain Square, Cincinnati.

Prithviraj’s family members were shocked when his friends informed them about the incident over the phone. Officials of the Indian consulate in New York were also in touch with Kandepi’s family.

The Telugu Association of North America (TANA) was making arrangements to send the body home.