- Family says he was shot at in the cheek by unidentified person
- Father said Mohammed Akbar is seriously injured, is in the hospital
- Mohammed Akbar, 30, is a student of DeVry University in Illinois
Mohammed Akbar's father said he was shot at in the cheek by an unidentified person when he was walking towards his car in the parking area in Chicago's Albany Park neighbourhood at around 8:45 in the morning.
Mohammed Akbar, 30, is pursuing his masters in computer systems networking and telecommunications at DeVry University in Illinois. His family lives in Hyderabad's Uppal area.
The family has sought Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj's help to travel to the United States on an emergency visa.
In June, another young man from Telangana was shot at by an armed robber in the shop where he worked in California. Mubeen Ahmed, 26, was working part-time in the store.
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