New York: According to United States (US) authorities, an Indian-origin lawyer were today killed by police as went on an early morning rampage in Houston city shooting nine people today.
A man was identified as Nathan Desai, he was wearing military-style clothing when he fired at passing cars with Nazi symbols during the 20-minute shooting spree.
Police is clueless about what was the reason behind Desai went on the rampage hitting people at random.
His name was written with the ‘s’ capitalised in media reports in Houston, making it sound European, but his father was identified as Prakash Desai.
Houston’s Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo said, all of his victims survived but one person was critically wounded and five others were hospitalised.
The investigating officer described the shooter as a lawyer who was having problems at his law firm.
Montalvo said, when police responded to the shooting, he shot at them and was killed when police returned fire.
The shooter’s father, 80-year-old Prakash Desai told media persons that his son was “worried” because his law practice was not doing so well.
Forty six-year-old Nathan Desai owned several guns to protect himself against his clients.