Mysuru-origin student shot dead in California hotel

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Mysuru-origin student shot dead in California hotel

Mysuru-origin student shot dead in California hotel

Bhavana S   ¦    Nov 29, 2019 07:20:54 PM (IST)

Mysuru-origin student shot dead in California hotel-1Mysuru: A youth from Mysuru, who was pursuing his MS in computer science, was killed in a shootout in California, USA. He died on Thursday morning. The identity of his killer and the reason behind the murder are not yet known.

The deceased has been identified as Abhishek Sudhesh Bhat (25), son of Sudhesh Chand, who had been living in California for the past one and a half years. He was a resident of Kuvempunagar in Mysuru.

He moved to California after completing his BE from Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering & Technology in Mysuru, and was studying at the California State University in San Bernardino. To fund his education, he worked part-time at a local hotel, where he was shot dead.

He is survived by his parents and younger brother.

According to a report by Star of Mysore, a family member said that they have contacted the US Consulate and the Indian High Commission for more details. "For now, we don't have clear information about the incident of why Abhishek was shot dead. The logistics for his parents and younger brother to travel to San Bernardino are being worked out," the family source said.