LAHORE – An alleged robber was shot dead while the storeowner and a teenage customer were wounded seriously during a shop robbery attempt here in Green Town area, police said on Friday.

Police claimed that four armed bandits forced their entry into the general store of one Muhammad Akram situated near Bagrian Chowk after Thursday midnight.

The bandits held up the storeowner at gunpoint and demanded cash and valuables.

Akram offered resistance and managed to overpower one of the bandits when his accomplices opened fire at the shop owner.