Indian origin man shot dead in a robbery

Amitkumar, who is survived by his wife and daughter, was shot dead while depositing money from the bank for his daughter's birthday celebration.

Indian origin man shot dead in a robbery
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Amitkumar Patel, 45, who owned Chevron gas stations at Steam Mill Road and Buena Vista road was shot dead during a robbery at Synovus Bank on Buena Vista Road in east Columbus, Georgia, United States. The incident occurred as he was making his weekend deposit.

"Amitkumar was at the bank entrance depositing money and receipts from the weekend when he was shot. The gunman snatched the money," said Vinnie Patel, Amitkumar's gas station partner.