Patna, Sep 15: Three persons had been shot dead during an altercation between two groups in Patna, Bihar, the police said on Friday.
One individual was hurt and is receiving medical care at a Patna hospital.
“Under the Fatuha police station area in Bihar’s Patna, firing took place between two groups of people due to a dispute over Rs 400 in which three people died and one was injured. The injured is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Patna,” said Siya Ram Yadav, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Fatuha.
“12 accused have been arrested so far. One rifle and one shotgun have been recovered from their possession. The post-mortem of the bodies has been done and the same were handed over to their families”, added the DSP.
Police officers have set up camp at the scene of the incident in the meantime, he added.