Boy shoots himself in the head while trying to take selfie while holding gun

Ramandeep Singh 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A boy was rushed to a hospital after shooting himself in the head while taking a selfie, police in India said.

According to the Shiv Nagar police, the 15-year-old boy was home alone with his sister when the incident happened.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Saturday morning, as the 15-year-old boy was trying to pose with his father's gun for a selfie.

The boy identified as Ramandeep Singh, was at home with his sister while his father was at work. The boy pulled the trigger of the gun that was loaded, shooting himself in the head.

His sister immediately called the police, and the boy was taken to a hospital, where he died of his injuries. Police have seized the gun. So far, no charges have been filed.