Kathmandu : A young man from Baitadi who was seriously injured in a shooting died on Wednesday.
The deceased has been identified as Laxman Chand, 25, of Melauli Municipality-3.
According to Narayan Prasad Adhikari, Chief of the District Police Office, Baitadi, Chand was referred to Kathmandu after he could not be treated in the district. He said that Chand died when he reached Attaria after being asked to take him home saying that there was no treatment in Kathmandu.
According to police, Chand shot himself in the neck while he was at home on Chaitra 14. According to the Deputy Superintendent of Police, a gun was recovered from Chand’s house.
Police said that he could not reveal why he used the gun and further investigation is underway.