An Army jawan allegedly shot himself to death with a licensed rifle of his brother in Muzaffarnagar on Friday evening, the police said.
Deepak, 26, had come home on leave. He was posted at Pathankot, Circle Officer Ram Mohan Sharma said.
The jawan was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, the officer said.
It is suspected that he killed himself, Mr Sharma said, adding that the rifle is yet to be found.
The incident is being investigated, the police added.
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