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Dehradun: ‘Depressed’ man shoots street vendor, then self

dehradun Updated: Jul 26, 2016 17:08 IST
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A man in Dehradun opened fire on a street vendor before committing suicide with the same gun on Monday. (AFP Representative Photo)

A man in Dehradun opened fire on a street vendor before committing suicide with the same gun on Monday.

Police said the man, identified as Sanjay Jaiswal, aged about 50, shot Jogendra Singh in the stomach, leaving him seriously injured. Jaiswal then turned the gun on himself, shooting himself in the head, police said.

The incident took place barely 100 metres from the state Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters at about 10:30pm on Monday.

The cause of the shooting remains unclear, but sources said Jaiswal was depressed since the death of his brother.