A toll plaza employee was shot dead on Saturday in broad daylight after a brawl occurred over refusing to pay toll tax. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead. The incident occurred at the toll plaza located at Patedha on the Hajipur-Muzaffarpur main road. Employees tried to nab the assailant, but he fled the scene. "After we asked them to show the receipt, they picked up a fight and shot him," said a toll plaza employee and eyewitness. "One of the four persons in the car shot the toll plaza employee on the spot after the scuffle," he added.