A criminal was killed in a reported gunfight between two gangs in the hilly area of Shaplar Ful Union of Maheshkhali Upazila on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Shahabuddin, 25, son of Abdur Rahim, resident of Nunchhari village in Kolmarchhora Union.
Shahabuddin was accused in a number of criminal cases.
A police team went to the area in the morning after learning about the gunfight and recovered the body, said Probash Chandra Dhar, OC of Maheshkhali Police Station.
Four firearms were also recovered from the site of the gunfight, he said.