According to police Seven bullets were fired out of which four missed and hit the wall of the house. Three bullets had hit her of which two in her chest area and one in the forehead.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said, “Absolutely shocked to learn about the murder of renowned journalist Gauri Lankesh. I have no words to condemn this heinous crime. In fact, this is an assassination on democracy. In her passing, Karnataka has lost a strong progressive voice, and I have lost a friend.”
Gauri Lankesh in 2005 had lodged a complaint against own bro Indrajit for threatening with a revolver. Indrajit accused her of being a Naxalite
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tweeted: “Shocked to hear that the brave Journalist-Activist Gauri Lankesh has been shot dead in Bengaluru. Culprits should be nabbed at the earliest.