3 killed, one wounded of a family after man fired at in-laws & wife


Three members of a family were killed and one member wounded after a man allegedly fired at his in-laws and wife following a quarrel in northwest Delhi’s Shakurpur on Sunday night. Deputy police commissioner (northwest) Usha Rangnani said that around 11.30 pm on Sunday, the police control room received a call regarding firing and injuries to some people. A team was rushed to the scene immediately and it found four people with gunshot injuries. The four were rushed to a nearby hospital, where three of them were declared dead.

“During the inquiry at the crime scene, it was learnt that there was a quarrel between Hitendra, a resident of the same neighbourhood, and his in-laws. Hitendra opened fire at his wife, two brothers-in-law, and a sister-in-law... A case of murder was registered and Hitendra was arrested,” said Rangnani. She added the revolver used in the crime has been recovered.

Police said they were ascertaining the reason behind the quarrel that led to the shooting.

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