NRI ice cream vendor shot dead in US

INTERicreamIce cream vendor Jasvir Singh, 45, was found inside his van fatally wounded from a gun shot by an unidentified gunman in Oakland city California.

A nearby resident said she heard five shots and came to her front door then ran to the van and found Singh, who crashed his van into a parked car during the shooting, slumped against the door that she could not open, but the police arrived soon and took over.

Police were told Singh immigrated to the US 17 years ago, was unmarried and had a 13-year-old daughter.

Police have announced a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of the killer.