In a tragic incident, a 48-year-old security guard killed self on Sunday morning after shooting his son at Angamali in Ernakulam on Sunday morning. 


Asianet News reports that Mathew, 48, a security guard of a bank in Angamali, shot himself after firing at his son Manu, 20, following an altercation. The father and son had a heated exchange of words in their home at Ayyampuzha near Angamali in the morning.

 

 In a fit of rage, Mathew took his official gun and opened fire injuring Manu on his head.  Distressed by the incident, Mathew put the gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger. He died on the way to the hospital. 

 

The condition of Manu, who was admitted to a hospital in Angamali, remains critical. Police have reached the spot and started an investigation into the incident.