According to Police, the cop identified Adil Nawaz was heading to SITE A Police Station when he was targeted by unknown assailants.
Officials further stated that attackers were at least six riding three motorcycles. One of the gunmen was injured by the retaliatory fire by the law enforcement agencies but they all managed to escape.
A pistol used by the gangsters in the shooting was taken into custody.
On the other hand, another police officer named Sadaqat was injured as he fell from his motorcycle. He was shifted to Civil Hospital for treatment.
A passerby was also injured in the shoot-out and taken to Civil Hospital for treatment.