Two miscreants on scooter opened fire at a contractor outside his residence at Subarnapur under Gop police limits in Puri district on Wednesday.
The deceased contractor suffered injuries on his leg. He was rushed to the hospital in Bhubaneswar for treatment.
One of the attackers was caught by the locals and the scooter was burnt. The police reached the spot and admitted the injured attacker to the hospital.
A probe is underway in this incident.