LAHORE - A woman and her son were shot dead by relatives over some family dispute in Shadbagh area yesterday.

Police identified the victims as Rehana Mujahid and her son Muhammad Sajid. The son died on the spot while his mother was rushed to a hospital with multiple bullet wounds where she expired hours later.

The family told the police that the brothers-in-law of Sajid carried out the gun attack. Faisal Butt and Babu Butt forced their entry into the house of Sajid in Haji Park and opened straight fire at him.

As a result, Sajid died on the spot while his mother also sustained serious bullet wounds and died later. The killers managed to escape from the crime scene.

The police removed the bodies to the morgue for autopsy and were investigating the shooting with no arrest made yet. A police officer said the killers fled after locking their house from outside.