Unidentified gunmen killed a youth in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore region, leaving his family in a state of shock and mourning.
Local media said the gunmen entered the youth's home and shot him at point blank range.
The 22-year-old was gunned down at around 9.15 pm on Tuesday.
The brother of the deceased youth, Mohammad Yunis Khan, said six people entered their home and killed his brother.
Yunis Khan said that before the murder he had been asked by the gunmen to guided through his home.