Indian-American Couple Shot Dead In US By Daughter’s Ex-Boyfriend

In US an Indian-origin couple was killed, it was apparent revenge attack by their daughter’s ex-boyfriend who was shot dead in a standoff with police.

Mirza Tatlic, 24, shot dead Naren Prabhu, a Silicon Valley tech executive, and his wife at their home in San Jose, CBS San Francisco reported.
Daughter of Mr. Prabhu’s, who lives in another state was not there. San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia said, "The suspect had been in a relationship with the victim’s daughter who was not home."

Mr. Garcia further said, "The relationship had ended last year. There is history of domestic violence of the suspect and there was an active criminal restraining order."

Mr. Prabhu’s son who is 20 years old has reported the incident. Police said regarding the attack, "When officers arrived at the home on Laura Valle Lane they saw an adult man deceased in the front doorway suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Officers learnt from the son that his mother and 13-year-old brother along with the suspect were still inside the house."

The SWAT team was immediately called in when a standoff developed with the suspect.

When the suspect refused to surrender Mr. Garcia said, "As officers were setting up contain and arrest teams, the suspect released the 13-year-old boy."

The two victims were found inside the house when officers went into the house and a dead suspect was also found, added by Mr. Garcia.

In US the Indians have been the target of a string of attacks from last few months.

An Indian-American man was killed, last month and wife was injured critically, in a hit and run accident in Indiana.
From Andhra Pradesh a woman was found dead in March, along with her child at her house in New Jersey. On the woman’s dead body the multiple stab wounds were found.

Srinivas Kuchibhotla, in February, was shot dead in an alleged racist attack by a navy veteran at a bar in Kansas, the man was an engineer.

 

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