Stalker shoots, injures woman, self

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 15:00 hrs

Lucknow, Jan 31 (IANS) A stalker shot at a woman neighbour and then pulled the trigger on himself here Thursday, police said. Both of them were critically injured.

Deepak Soni, 22, who works at a goldsmith's shop at Aliganj, shot at his neighbour and friend Shivanshi, 20, at Gudamba area with a homemade gun.

As she fell down on the ground and passersby came to her rescue, Soni shot himself, police said.

Circle Officer Ghazipur Vishal Pandey told IANS that their neighbours told them that Soni was earlier spurned by Shivanshi many times.

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