Police: Teen accidentally kills self while taking selfie with gun

Police say the teen died after accidentally shooting himself while taking selfie.

PATHANKOT, India (WCMH) — A teenage boy in India is dead after police say he accidently shot himself while taking a selfie with his father’s pistol.

Police say Ramandeep Singh, 15, was posing with his father’s pistol Friday evening when he accidentally pulled the trigger. The safety was not on.

The teen was taken to the hospital where he later died.

There have been 49 deaths related to taking selfies worldwide in the past three years. India has accounted for 19 of them.

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