A man was allegedly shot dead inside the sub-divisional magistrate office premises in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan on Monday, police said.
The man, identified as Harveer Saharan, was visiting sub-divisional magistrate Avi Garg for some work.
According to Garg, firing took place near the boundary wall of the office as Saharan was leaving.
He was admitted to a district hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead. Police officials said efforts are on to nab the accused who has been identified as Ramniwas.
There were nearly 50 people present inside the office premises when the incident took place, police said.