A cattle trader was shot dead by robbers in Kushkhali union of Laxmipur Sadar upazila early yesterday.
The deceased was Moslehuddin, 40, of Anderchor Chowdhury Bazar in the upazila.
Police and locals said the gang looted money, gold ornaments and four cows from Moslehuddin's house.
When the victim tried to resist the gang, they shot him and stabbed his parents, brother and son. He was rushed to Laxmipur General Hospital where on-duty doctor declared him dead.