In a shocking incident, a 22-year-old boy committed suicide by shooting himself with a pistol at his residence Ranjit Avenue here on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Harnoor Singh.
SHO Sanjeev Sharma said: "We rushed to the spot immediately after the incident. The boy died on the spot."
According to the family, the boy and his father had gone to a party in a hotel, he said.
He added no suicide note was found from the spot and the cause of death was yet to be ascertained.