An Assam government employee was shot at by an unidentified gunman here in Dima Hasao district, police said on Sunday.
The incident happened on Saturday at official's workplace, the police said, adding, the government employee is an inspector in the food and civil supply department.
According to a police officer, the gunman entered the food and civil supply office at Haflong Government College Road, and fired two rounds of bullets at Inspector Donald Dibragade from a close range.
The assailant then fled the scene, the police officer said.
Dibragade was immediately taken to Haflong Civil Hospital, the police officer said, adding, he is still undergoing treatment at the hospital.
An investigation has been initiated and a search operation has been launched to nab the culprit, the police officer said.