Lucknow, September 01 :
Uttar Pradesh police has gunned down a sharp shooter during an encounter in the state capital this morning.
The deceased criminal has been identified as Sunil Sharma, on whom the UP police had announced a reward of Rs 15,000.
The criminal was said to be a sharp shooter of Saleem gang.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Deepak Kumar told UNI that on an information police surrounded the criminals in Gomti Nagar extension early this morning.
But suddenly, the criminals started firing on the police but they were saved as they were wearing bullet proof jackets.