A 23-year-old man allegedly shot dead a girl and committed suicide by shooting himself after she rejected his marriage proposal in Kanker Khera area in Meerut, police said on Tuesday.
Vikas allegedly shot dead 21-year-old Krishna, daughter of a retired army Subedar, after she rejected his marriage proposal on Monday, they said.
The girl's father had earlier rejected Vikas's proposal after which he tried to propose the girl while she was returning with her sister from a school where she worked, they said.
He allegedly shot the woman in the head with a revolver and later killed himself, police said, adding that Krishna was immediately taken to a nearby army hospital where she was declared dead.
Police have handed over the bodies to their families after conducting post-mortem.