Bengaluru: An 18-year-old girl was shot dead and her friend injured by an office boy of her residential school here, police said.
The deceased is a second-year pre-university student at the school and was residing at the hostel, they said.
The incident took place last night and investigations are on, police said, adding the boy is suspected to be a jilted lover.
The suspect, described by police sources as an office assistant named Mahesh, is missing.
The 18-year-old who died and the suspect are from the Tumakuru district of Karnataka.
Karnataka Home Minister KJ George, City Police Chief MN Reddi and other senior officials rushed to the spot.