Prithviraj Kandepi, aged 26, who hailed from Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, was killed on Thursday morning when a gunman opened fire in a bank building in the US city of Cincinnati. According to the reports, the robbers shot at three bank employees in the process of robbing. Prithviraj was one among the three people who were killed on the spot.
This incident took place at the headquarters of the Fifth Third Bank near Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati, police said. They have been examining the case from all angles. An official of the Telugu Association of North America (TANA) said that Kandepi was working with the bank as a consultant. His family in Tenali town of Guntur district was shocked when his friends informed them about the incident over the phone. Arrangements were being made to send his body to India, he added.