LAHORE: A man yesterday was shot dead by his neighbour during street fight in the North Cantonment police area.

Investigators identified the victim as Muhammad Naveed, a resident of Gohawa Pind. The body was moved to morgue for autopsy.

His family told the police that Naveed was shot and killed by Siddique alias Kalia. The accused killer fled instantly.

According to initial investigations, Siddique exchanged harsh words with Naveed after their children fought over some dispute in the street. Later, Siddique took out a pistol and shot dead Naveed.

The police filed a murder case under section 302 of the PPC against Siddique on the complaint of Rashid, the brother of the deceased. Police say the investigation was on but no arrest was made.–Staff Reporter