15-Year-Old Who Shot Himself While Taking 'Selfie' Dies

15-Year-Old Who Shot Himself While Taking 'Selfie' Dies

The schoolboy, Ramandeep, was home with his sister in the city's Shiv Nagar locality during the incident.

Pathankot: A 15-year-old boy who accidently shot himself through the head while taking a selfie with his father's revolver, died today at a hospital in Ludhiana.

"The boy, (Ramandeep Singh) died today in a private hospital in Ludhiana. His body will be brought here and post- mortem will be carried out at civil hospital in Pathankot," Pathankot Deputy Superintendent of Police (City) Manoj Kumar said today.

The teenager had sustained a bullet injury in Pathankot when the .32 bore revolver pointed to his head went off accidentally, while he was taking a selfie from his phone.

With the bullet lodged in his head, the critically injured teen was shifted to  Apollo hospital in Ludhiana where he died today.

The revolver belonged to Ramandeep's father Gurkirpal Singh, a property dealer.