A local Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader on Tuesday was shot dead in Deepnagar police limits in Nalanda.
The deceased RJD leader was identified as Indal Paswan.
Soon after Paswan was killed, agitated locals on Wednesday thrashed a 13-year-old son of the man accused of shooting Paswan.
According to the sources, the boy succumbed to his injuries during treatment.
The angry locals also set the house of the accused on fire.
According to the police, Paswan was attacked on Tuesday night when he was on his route home after attending a funeral ceremony. The Initial investigation states that the murder took place due to personal enmity.
Investigation into the matter is currently underway, police said.