Bihar businessman guns down wife, daughter; kills self

The trader's son (4), whom he also shot at, is stated to be in critical condition in hospital.

Published: 11th June 2019 04:57 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th June 2019 04:57 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

PATNA: A cloth trader allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his licensed pistol, after gunning down his wife and minor daughter in Kidwaipuri area, police said on Tuesday.

The trader's son (4), whom he also shot at, is stated to be in critical condition in hospital, they said.

"Prima facie, it seems to be a case of suicide. A suicide note has also been found from the spot. It indicates that the man first shot at his wife, daughter and son, and then committed suicide by shooting himself," IG, Patna, Sunil Kumar said. 

Further probe into the incident is underway.

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