08/04/2017 11:36 AM IST | Updated 08/04/2017 11:46 AM IST

Indian Man Shot Dead In Washington, Sushma Swaraj Coordinating With US Investigation Agencies

The 26-year-old man was reportedly shot by armed robbers.

NEW DELHI -- India has received a report on the shootout incident resulting in the death of its national in the US' Washington state and is coordinating with the investigative agencies, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday.

The Minister also said that the Indian Consulate in San Francisco is helping the family of 26-year-old Vikram Jaryal, who was shot dead allegedly by two masked armed robbers.

Swaraj tweeted:

Jaryal, who worked as a clerk at AM-PM Gas Station in Yakima city, was behind the counter when the incident happened. His family had yesterday sought Swaraj's help to bring his body back.

Jaryal hailed from Hoshiarpur district in Punjab.

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