Unidentified people started firing at a man in Hailakandi on Friday evening.The incident occurred along a highway in Hailakandi's Algapur district.
The victim was allegedly shot by three men on a motorcycle who managed to flee before being identified. Masuk Ahmed Barbhuiyan of Algapur has been recognised as the victim.
Locals brought him to Hailakandi Civil Hospital immediately. He was thereafter referred to Silchar Medical College Hospital (SMCH) for further treatment. The person is now in a stable condition, although he is being closely monitored.A police inquiry has been started to find the culprits of the incident.