Kolkata: Two shot dead in Short Street

Last Updated: Mon, Nov 11, 2013 08:13 hrs

Kolkata: Two people were killed and another one was injured in a firing over a disputed property site in Short Street area of Kolkata on Monday, said police.

At least 8-10 people were reportedly involved in the firing that took place at around 4.30 am at Short Street area under Shakespeare Sarani Police Station.

A woman inmate of the house allegedly first resorted to firing, according to reports.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Murlidhar Sharma said the firing took place behind the house of Kolkata Commissioner of Police Surajit Kar Purkayastha.

"Investigation is in a preliminary state. We are analysing CCTV footage. We will see and analyze all angles and quiz locals," said Sharma.

One person has been arrested in the case, while at least four people, including the woman, have been detained, police said.

The injured person was admitted to SSKM Hospital in a critical condition.

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