KARACHI: A youth was gunned down by a man in citys Shah Faisal Colony area late on Wednesday night.

According to police, the incident took place as a result of a verbal spat between two people at a carom board shop.

Waseem following the quarrel opened fire on Shiekh Waqas and fled from the scene.

However, the Shiekh Waqas was immediately taken to hospital in an injured state but unfortunately succumbed to his wounds while being shifted to the hospital.

On the other hand, Waseem is identified as a member of a political party is said to be an addict.

The police, however, are conducting raids on his hideouts to arrest him following the murder.