A man was shot four times in the chest, thigh, calf and navel at Jalan Kota Bharu-Kuala Krai here yesterday but somehow survived. However, Mohd. Fadli Nasarul Mat Nasir, 23, who has a record of gun-related crime was seriously injured when shot by an unknown man at about 10:40 pm yesterday.
The victim was approached by the gunman as he was having dinner at a restaurant there.
Police said initial investigations revealed misunderstanding about drug dealing and gun as the main motive for the incident but authorities were still investigating.
Kelantan police chief Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said Mohd. Nasarul, from Taman Putra SBJ, Tumpat was rushed to Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II by members of public after he was shot.
The gunman managed to escape.