Unidentified assailants on Tuesday shot dead a professor of Government College of Science in Lahore's Iqbal Town area, police said.
Professor Rao Altaf Hussain was killed when attackers opened fire on his car as he was returning home after dropping off his son to school.
The police have started investigation to determine whether the attack was a targeted killing. They are also surveying the CCTV footage of the incident.
The professor's body has been shifted to Mayo Hospital in Lahore.