A Samajwadi Party corporator was on Sunday shot at by unidentified men outside his residence in Hazratganj area of Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow city.

The corportator, Atul Yadav Bantu, was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital. He is reported to be in a serious condition.

Atul Yadav was shot at by motorcycle-borne attackers in the afternoon outside his home, PTI reported.

The Uttar Pardesh police have launched a search operation to hunt down the assailants.