The incident took place on Wednesday night in Untkhana area in Nagpur. Roshan Samrit, a BCA student was riding the bike along with his friend who was the pillion rider.
Two youths who were following them for a while, accosted the girl. Immediately, Samrit, stopped his vehicle and confronted the two of them. One of them took out a country-made pistol and fired. Roshan was injured in the neck. He was taken to Medical College hospital by his cousin Sumit Bele, who was on another two-wheeler.
However, soon after the incident, a large crowd gathered and began arguing without attending to the victim. In the meanwhile, Roshan succumbed to the injuries at the hospital.
Jaipur witnessed a similar incident, a few days ago where public apathy left 2 dead in a major accident.
A case has been registered at Imambada police station. Police are trying to trace the accused.