Indian student shot dead during robbery in America

An Indian student studying in the US was shot dead at a restaurant on Friday by a suspected robber.

25 year old Sharath Koppu is from Warangal district in Telangana and was a student of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He was pursuing his masters in software engineering.

Koppu was working part time at the J’s Fish and Chicken Market when the suspect came to the restaurant and demanded money at gun point.

As per eyewitnesses, most people took cover and tried to hide while Koppu ran towards the back of the store and was shot by the robber.

Koppu died while he was being taken to the hospital.

Police has released a video of the suspect from the CCTV and announced a $10,000 as a reward for providing information about him.

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