A businessman was shot dead by unidentified persons here, a senior police officer said Sunday.
Purushottam Kumar, 50, owner of a cake shop was dead by unidentified persons on Saturday evening, Senior Superintendent of Police, Garima Mallik said.
The incident happened near Surya apartment on Fraser road at around 7:30 pm when Kumar was on way to his shop located on new Dakbungalow road, Mallik said.
Police rushed the businessman to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) where doctors declared him brought dead.
Police have recovered a cartridge, an empty cartridge and the deceased's bike from the spot, police said.
Police are investigating the matter from all angles, the SSP said adding that prima facie it does not seem to be the case of property offence.