Lawyer shoots client dead after row

Indo Asian News Service

Rome, March 31 (IANS/AKI) A 47-year-old lawyer was arrested after he allegedly shot dead his 45-year-old client at a legal practice in the Italian town of Oria after a row late on Thursday.

Fortunato Calo is in jail facing murder charges after he allegedly fired several bullets at Arnaldo Carluccio before asking other lawyers to call police, according to La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno.

Police and paramedics found Carluccio's lifeless body on the floor in a pool of blood, the paper said.

Calo did not resist arrest and handed police the suspected murder weapon - a 9x21 calibre pistol.