Kaalia Rafiq was shot dead by an unidentified persons.
The Ullal police said that Kaalia Rafiq, a native of Uppala, his relative Jahid and three others were coming in a car towards Mangaluru. Near the petrol bunk, a tipper lorry hit the car.
Rafiq got out of the car and started to run away.
The police said that Rafiq was an accused in 45 criminal cases, including murder, attempt to murder and extortion, registered in Dakshina Kannada in the State and Kasaragod in Kerala.