The victims have been identified as Rohit Verma, son of the owner of Maa Mangala Jewellery Shop located near Bargaon bus stand and his friend.
As per the report, Rohit and his friend was standing near the Bargaon Post Office located around 20 kilometres away from Sundergarh District Headquarters, when the attack took place.
At least three bike-borne miscreants approached them and fire three rounds of bullets which struck abdomen and head of Rohit and thigh of his friend.
Both were rushed to Bargaon Hospital post the attack and then shifted to Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH) due to deteriorating conditions.
Bargaon Police has seized a gun which had slipped from the hands of the assailants while escaping from the spot.
A manhunt has been launched to trace the attackers.