An unidentified gunman had fired at Vamshi at point-blank range, leaving him dead on the spot.

Killer of Telangana youth gunned down in US arrested says Sushma SwarajPTI
news News Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 08:26

The man who killed a Telangana youth in California has been arrested, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.

"I have got report from our Consulate in San Francisco. The report says Vamshi was killed by a drug addict on Friday evening at Milpitas," Sushma Swaraj tweeted.

"The culprit has been arrested," she stated, adding that the Consulate was in touch with the victim's family and assuring all help.

V Vamshi Reddy, 27, was killed near his apartment, on Friday night (California time) when a carjacker was reportedly trying to steal a car at gunpoint. 

Vamshi's friends informed his family about the incident over telephone. His family stays at Telangana's Vangapahad Village in Warangal district

Vamshi had gone to California in 2015, where he completed his Masters at the Silicon Valley University.

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IANS inputs


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