Sharat Koppu, a student hailing from Warangal district of Telangana was shot dead inside a US restaurant. He was studying at the United States's University of Missouri. According to the reports, the Kansas City police found Sharath lying in a pool of blood with a bullet wound, when they reached the spot. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead. It is said that at least five bullets have been shot at him. Sharat was in Kansas City, Missouri for higher studies and was living at 5303 Charlotte Street Apartment. The parents of the diceased have hard time to hear the news and they have met Telagana DGP Mahendar Reddy and also sought the help from Minister KTR and Union Minister Sushma Swaraj to make arrangements for the return of the dead body to the native place.