Kartik’s father said the student also worked at a restaurant and was on his way to his workplace when someone fired at Kartik.
New Delhi: A 21-year-old student from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh was reportedly shot dead in Canada’s Toronto on Thursday in an alleged robbery bid. According to reports, Kartik Vasudev was studying management in Canada.
The Indian Consulate tweeted, “We are shocked and distressed at the unfortunate killing of Indian student Kartik Vasudev in a shooting incident in Toronto yesterday. We are in touch with the family and will provide all possible assistance in early repatriation of mortal remains.”
Kartik’s father said the student also worked at a restaurant and was on his way to his workplace when someone fired at Kartik while he was coming out of a subway station around 5 p.m. local time.
The student’s family is based in the Sahibabad area of Ghaziabad. His father said Kartik had left for Canada in January.
The suspect, a black male about five-foot-six was last seen leaving the scene south on Glen St, reported Toronto Sun. This is the city’s 19th murder of the year, it added.