Telangana Man Shot Dead By Teen In United States

Telangana Man Shot Dead By Teen In United States

Telangana Man Shot Dead By Teen In United States 

New Delhi: A 16-year-old boy in the United States shot a man from Telangana in a carjacking incident, according to information received by his relatives on Saturday.

The 61 year old Sunil Edla was killed by the boy outside his residence in Ventnor City in New Jersey at around 8 pm on November 15 local time.

Mr Edla, who is from Medak district of Telangana, was working as a night auditor in hospitality industry in Atlantic City.

Mr Edla was leaving his home to work on an overnight shift, when the teen shot him and escaped with his car, according to local media reports. The victim died on the spot.

On Friday, the police tracked the boy and arrested him and have charged him with murder, robbery, carjacking, and unlawful possession of a handgun.

The victim, Mr Edla, who had migrated to the US in 1987, was to travel to India later this month to visit his family.

According to his relatives, he had made all arrangements for two-month trip visit his mother for her 95th birthday and celebrate Christmas with the family.

Mr Edla was active in the community and was also known for playing piano at churches in Atlantic City.