A government official in Bihar was shot at by some unidentified men in Jehanabad yesterday, the police said.
Police said Kumud Ranjan was shot at late last evening after a failed robbery attempt.
“A case has been registered and efforts are on to catch the criminals,” they said.
Mr Ranjan was rushed to a local hospital where doctors referred him to the Patna government hospital.
“He is being treated at the Patna hospital and his condition is reported to be critical,” officials said.