26-year-old Punjabi shot dead in Washington

By 8th April 2017 0 Comments

A 25-year-old Indian was shot dead in the city of Yakima in Washington state of USA on Thursday. Two-hooded assailants robbed Vikram Jaryal at the store where he was employed. Though he cooperated with the assailants when they demanded cash, he was shot point blank.
“My heartfelt condolences on your brother’s tragic death. I am asking the Indian Embassy in US to provide all help and assistance,” external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said in a tweet to the victim’s brother who brought it to her notice.

Vikram Jaryal is the son of Parshotam Singh of Jandwal, Mukerian in Hoshiarpur of Punjab.
Accoring to Yakima Police Department, around 2 am on April 6, they responded to a report of robbery and shooting at the AP-PM t 601 E.Yakima Ave. “Responding offices found the store clerk had been shot during an armed robbery of the store. The clerk reported he had been robbed by two persons who were both wearing masks,” the police said.
The police said Jaryal was transported to a local hospital but died a short time later. “The investigation has been turned over to detectives and is ongoing,” the police said.
The video footage of the incident is unclear but the local police have got some pictures to try to establish the identity of the assailants and also sought help from the public.
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