Minor sustains bullet injury while taking selfie with revolver

Pathankot: A 15-year-old boy sustained bullet injury in his head while taking selfie with a revolver at his home at Shiv Nagar here, police said on Saturday.

With bullet stuck in his head, critically injured Ramandeep Singh was shifted to a hospital in Ludhiana, they further said.

The incident occurred last night when Ramandeep was trying to take a selfie on his mobile phone with the licensed .32 bore revolver while pointing the weapon to his head, Pathankot Deputy Superintendent of Police (City) Manoj Kumar said.

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

"As per statement given by his father, Ramandeep sustained bullet injury while taking selife with a revolver and the shot got accidentally fired," DSP said.

At the time of the incident, Ramandeep's mother and other family members were present at home, he said.

"We shall try to record Ramandeep's statement as and when he is fit, to find out what actually happened last night. We shall also ask family's neighbours about incident," the DSP said.

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