The identity of the deceased could not be known yet.
AKM Azizur Rahman Mia, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said a police tem went near a brick kiln in Shakchar after learning about a gunfight between two robber gangs.
“Police fired nine rounds of bullets,” he said.
When the robbers fled the scene, police found a man with fatal gunshot wound at the spot and took him to the Sadar Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.
A light gun and three bullets were recovered, the OC said, adding that a case had been filed.