An unidentified person shot and injured a history-sheeter in Badlapur, Thane, on Friday, July 21, police said on Sunday. Anil Padwal, Senior Inspector, Badlapur Police Station (East) said the victim, Sunil Prajapati, was drinking alcohol with friends at an open ground near Panvel highway when a quarrel erupted with another group.
“Prajapati went to resolve the matter, following which one of the men whipped out a revolver and fired at him,” the officer said. “The victim sustained a bullet injury to his shoulder and is undergoing treatment at central hospital. We have registered a case against the unidentified accused under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, Arms Act and Bombay Police Act,” he said.