A paramedical student was shot dead in Perinthalmanna, Malappuram. He is identified as Masin, a native of Manathumangalam. 

The youth died in hospital after he was brought there with a gun shot on his neck. 

It is known that the youth was a paramedical student. However, hospital authorities do not know about the persons who brought the youth. 

The police have taken two persons, Masin's friends, into custody.