An activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS) was shot to death by miscreants at Biharpara in Naniarchar upazila on Wednesday evening.
The deceased was identified as Shanta Chakma.
Abdul Latif, officer-in-charge of Naniarchar Police Station, said a gang of miscreants opened fire on Shanta around 7:15pm while he was going to a local bazaar from his house, leaving him critically injured.
He was taken to Naniarchar Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.
Shanta might have been killed over political conflict, said locals.