A local Samajwadi Party leader was allegedly gunned down by his neighbour and his brothers over some dispute at Saini village in Meerut, police said on Wednesday.
44-year-old Vinay Malik went to his neighbour Jaideep's house around 10 PM last night where he had an argument with him, following which Jaideep and his brothers shot him dead, they said.
Later, victim's family members rushed to the spot but the accused had fled. Vinay's body was found from Jaideep's house, they added.
Police is trying to nab the absconding accused.