A game addict shot and killed two people while injuring three others in Lahore on Monday. According to the police, the accused man was trying to recreate PUBG scene.
The incident took place in the Nawa Kot neighborhood of Lahore. According to the reports, the man opened fire after a brawl with his family members over some domestic issue. As the consequences occurred, his sister-in-law and friend got killed while his mother, sister and brother were severely injured.
Local police rushed to the scene after hearing the gunshots and arrested the accused. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Umar Baloch confirmed the firing incident saying the accused was an addict of PUBG. The accused person’s family members used to stop him from playing the game, he added.
“The accused recreated a PUBG scene,” the police officer said. “He had a brawl with his family the other day. Today, he brought a pistol from somewhere and opened fire,” he added.
The online game has taken numerous lives in the last few months, either by suicide or murder. Game addicts need proper surveillance and treatment to ensure that the people around them remain safe.