Boy Shoots Girl With Father's Pistol, Turns It On Himself

The girl's condition was stated to be critical, while the boy was recuperating.

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Boy Shoots Girl With Father's Pistol, Turns It On Himself

The licensed pistol, belonging to the boy's father, has been recovered by the police

Ghaziabad:  A teenager allegedly shot at and critically injured a girl, who was his friend, with his father's pistol before turning the gun on himself in Vasundhara area of Ghaziabad.

The girl was shot in the head following a heated argument, the police said. She is a class 10 student at a Delhi school.

They were rushed to a nearby hospital after the incident.

The girl's condition was stated to be critical, while the boy was recuperating.

An FIR has been lodged against the class 11 boy following a complaint by the girl's uncle, Assistant Superintendent of Police Anoop Singh said.

The boy's father has been summoned for questioning and the licensed pistol has been recovered as well by the police.

The incident took place on Wednesday evening when they were returning home from a coaching centre on a scooty, police said.

(With inputs from PTI)

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