Minor kills cousin accidentally with pistol while clicking selfie

The Hush Post: This selfie was meant to be a happy memory forever but it would haunt them throughout their lives. A teenager student of class 11 killed his cousin accidentally while posing with a pistol and clicking a selfie. The victim was a 23-year-old youth.

The incident that occurred in southeast Delhi’s Sarita Vihar on Thursday was reported by Zee Media on Saturday.

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Representational Image. -Photo courtesy Zee Media

The deceased has been identified as Prashant Chauhan while his cousin is a 17-year-old boy. It was on Thursday that Chauhan visited his uncle’s house in Delhi’s Sarita Vihar locality.

It was then that the 17-year-old boy managed to get a firearm of his father and he asked his cousin Chauhan to click a selfie of him while holding the weapon. While Chauhan was doing so, the firearm reportedly went-off and a bullet hit Chauhan, police sources said.

Chauhan was immediately taken to a hospital in a critical condition but the doctors declared him dead on arrival.

Police sources said that minor boy’s father, a property dealer by profession, was not at home when the incident took place. The police are investigating whether there was any negligence on the part of boy’s father.

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