A shopkeeper on Sunday allegedly shot himself dead with hislicensed rifle after shooting his wife in Gatha area of Bhadarwah tehsil in Dodadistrict of Jammu and Kashmir.
Reportedly, at about 1.15 pm Ankush Sharma (29) of Gatha Bhaderwah fired upon his wifeAshwani Sharma (23) with 12-bore gun at his home due to which she gotcritically injured.
Later Ankush Sharma shot himself and died on spot.
The injured was shifted to CHC Bhaderwah for medicaltreatment. "Prima facie, it seems to be a case of suicide. But no suicide notehas been found from the spot yet. Preliminary investigation indicates that theman first shot at his wife, and then committed suicide by shooting himself,"SDPO Bhadarwah Aadil Rishu said.