A local BJP leader was was shot dead by three bike-borne men in UP's Firozabad on Friday evening, police said. BJP's Mandal vice president DK Gupta was leaving after closing his shop when he was attacked at a local market, police said. He was rushed to a hospital where he died. Locals protested and blocked roads after the killing. Security has be increased in the area, which lies in Tundla constituency, where assembly bypolls are due on November 3.