Lahore: 18-year-old boy allegedly shoots friend
LAHORE: An 18–year–old boy was killed by his friend at a mobile shop in a local market, allegedly over a minor argument in the Kot Lakhpat police precincts on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Tayyab, a local resident of Ismail Nagar. Investigation Officer Sarvar said that Tayyab had been sitting at his shop when his friend Habib Khan came to visit his shop. He said that during a discussion, the friends exchanged harsh words and Habib took out his pistol and shot his friend, resulting in his death on the spot. Police officials after reaching the scene, arrested the accused and removed the body to the city morgue for autopsy.
The accused, Habib, told police officials that Tayyab had been looking at the gun, and when he was handing it back, he accidentally pulled the trigger, shooting himself. However, the IO said that the investigation and autopsy report would help in ascertaining the cause of death. The police have registered a case against the accused.