TikTok celebrity gym trainer shot dead in Delhi

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TikTok celebrity gym trainer shot dead in Delhi
TikTok celebrity gym trainer shot dead in Delhi

New Delhi : A gym trainer, who rose to fame with his short videos on the social networking sites TikTok and Instagram, has been shot dead by three men at a shop in outer Delhi's Najafgarh on Tuesday.

The incident happened at around 5:15 pm when the trainer, identified as Mohit Mor, went out to meet one of his friends at a shop near his residence in Najafgarh's Dharmpura.

"When Mohit Mor was busy talking with his friend inside the shop, three armed persons barged inside the shop and indiscriminately fired 13 bullets on him. Mohit Mor fell on a sofa kept inside the shop. He was rushed to nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead. Mohit Mor suffered seven bullets," said a senior police officer.

"All the three accused, one of them wearing a black helmet, had come on a scooty. They were seen in a CCTV footage running away from the busy narrow street after the crime," he added. 

On TikTok Mohit has more than 5 lakh subscribers and on Instagram he has over 3000 followers. He was famous for putting up fitness videos on the social networks.

"We are trying to identify the accused. Prima facie, it appears a case of personal enmity and a money dispute," the officer added.

"We are checking his TikTok and Instagram accounts comments and Call Details Record (CDR) to establish his enmity with anyone on social media that may help us to crack the case," police added.