Chandigarh: Two brothers of Kapurthala have been shot dead by an assailant in the US. The deceased have been identified as Dilraj Singh alias Deepi and Gurjot Singh alias Gora, both residents of Bidhipur village in Kapurthala.

According to the information received, both brothers were shot outside the shopping mall in Portland, US City. The accused was their business partner and the incident took place in a dispute over money transactions.

Portland police have also detained one person in connection with the case, but this has not been confirmed yet.

Around 2.45 pm on Wednesday, Deepi, a resident of Bidhipur village in Sultanpur Lodhi, and his younger brother Gora came to visit the shopping mall.

Outside the mall, the two had an argument with someone. After the heated arguments, the suspect opened fire on them, which led to their death. The killer was a partner in the business and had a dispute over money transactions. At present, the police is investigating the case.

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