Indian engineer gunned down in USA’s Missouri in suspected hate crime [Representative image]  |  Photo Credit: iStock Images
- Sharif Rahman Khan was a software engineer from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh.
- He was shot dead allegedly by a 23-year-old man, identified as Cole J Miller.
- Miller had a “romantic fixation” with a female friend of the now-deceased engineer.
Greater St Louis: In a suspected case of hate crime, an Indian national has been shot dead in the US state of Missouri, and the police have detained a local resident in connection with the killing.
As per reports, the deceased, identified as 32-year-old Sharif Rahman Khan, was a software engineer from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. Last Wednesday, Khan was found with bullet injuries at a University City apartment in St Louis, Missouri. He was dashed to a hospital, where he succumbed during treatment.
Accused gives details of crime
Subsequent police inquiries led to the arrest of a 23-year-old local resident, identified as Cole J Miller, in connection with the murder. Police said Miller had a “romantic fixation” with a…