New Delhi, Jan 28: A 38-year-old man was allegedly shot dead by some unknown people in north Delhi's Alipur, police said Friday.

They said the deceased has been identified as Pramod Kumar, a resident of Hiranki Village, and was himself involved in attempt to murder and Arms Act cases.

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They said the Alipur police station received information around quarter to 11 Thursday night that some unknown persons had opened fire at a man and fled.

Police rushed to the spot to find that the motorcycle-borne assailants had fired at Kumar who was shifted to the Max Hospital in Haidarpur, Deputy Commissioner of Police (outer north) Brijendra Kumar Yadav said.

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Kumar was declared brought dead, police said.

The spot was inspected by a crime investigation team where nine empty cartridges were found, they said.

The police said they are registering a case under relevant sections and further investigation is underway, police said.

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