LAHORE  - Two motorcyclists shot dead a 21-year-old man in Misri Shah yesterday. The body was shifted to the morgue for an autopsy.

Investigators identified the victim as Ali Akbar Shah.

According to police, two unidentified motorcyclists stopped Shah near Sultan Pura. After a brief argument, they opened straight fire on the man and fled on their two-wheeler. The youth sustained bullet injuries and was rushed to the Nawaz Sharif Hospital in Yakki Gate, where he succumbed to wounds.

Police investigators were yet to ascertain the motives behind the gun attack, which triggered panic in the busy locality. The police registered a murder case against unidentified killers are investigating with no arrest made yet.