FAISALABAD: A man shot dead a teenager on Thursday for irritating his pet dog.
Fourteen-year-old Aijaz was shot in the head, doctors said, which resulted in his death.
Police said a few bedouin boys were begging on the streets in Millat Town, when a fight broke down between them and a dog owner who alleged that the beggar boys were irritating his dog. In the heat of the moment, the dog owner shot the boy.
The injured boy was transferred to Allied Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
The accused has fled and police is on the lookout for him.