Indian Student Killed In Shooting In US


Hyderabad: student from Telangana, studying at United States’s University of Missouri, was shot dead in a shooting inside a restaurant on Friday evening.

The deceased has been identified as Sharath Koppu, a student hailing from Warangal district of Telangana. According to the initial reports, after receiving information about a shoot out at around 7pm, when the Kansas City police reached at the spot they found Sharath lying in a pool of blood with a bullet wound.

He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead. No suspect has been arrested yet in the case. The eyewitness said they heard at least five bullet shots.

Sharat Koppu was in Kansas City, Missouri for higher studies and was living at 5303 Charlotte Street Apartment. Meanwhile, his family in Telangana, after getting the tragic information of the death of their young son, requested state NRI Minister KY Ramarao to intervene and provide help to bring back the dead body as soon as possible.