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Indian-origin lawyer Nathan Desai with Nazi sympathies shot nine people in US

Nathan Desai, the Indian-origin lawyer, during the 20-minute shooting spree, was wearing a military-style clothing with Nazi symbols where he fired at passing cars

  • Nathan Desai, the Indian-origin lawyer, during the 20-minute shooting spree, was wearing a military-style clothing with Nazi symbols where he fired at passing cars
  • The shooter’s father, Prakash Desai told that his son was not keeping well because his law practice and was also worried
  • Almost all the victims survived but one of them was critically wounded and five others were hospitalised, the police informed

New York, 27 September, 2016: On Monday, a lawyer of Indian-origin with apparent Nazi sympathies went on a rampage in US’ Houston city, he shot nine people before he was himself killed by police, according to authorities.

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Nathan Desai, the Indian-origin lawyer, during the 20-minute shooting spree, was wearing a military-style clothing with Nazi symbols where he fired at passing cars.

Police said that  they had no idea why Desai went on the rampage hitting people at random.

Desai’s name was written with capital ‘s’  in media reports in Houston, to make it sound European, but his father was identified as Prakash Desai.

Nathan Desai. Facebook
Nathan Desai. Facebook

Current foreign news says, almost all the victims survived but one of them was critically wounded and five others were hospitalised, the police informed.

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The shooter’s father, Prakash Desai told KPRC TV that his son was not keeping well because his law practice and was also worried.

46-year-old Nathan Desai owned several guns to protect himself against his clients. His father added, his clients were funny and criminally-minded people

This is the second mass shooting by a person of Indian descent in the US.

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In 2003, Biswanath Halder, at the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, went on a rampage, taking hostages, killed a graduate student and wounded others as well as a professor.

He was captured alive and was sentenced to life after a trial. (IANS)

 

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