Yadav, was allegedly shot at around 12:30 pm. Later he was rushed to Yashoda Hospital in Ghaziabad, where his condition was stated to be serious, Superintendent of Police (Greater Noida) Atul Saxena said.
"My son was just about to leave the house when 5-7 men came and opened fire on him," Rohit's father Vinesh Yadav said.
Sources in the area said a woman named Laxmi Devi, residing in his locality, was teased by a group of men in her neighbourhood, after which she approached Rohit for help.
Rohit on Thursday, Sep 2 was about to take the woman to Bisrakh police station for getting an FIR registered against the culprits. However, just as he was about to leave the house, he was shot by five-seven.