Youth killed in celebratory firing in Meerut

, 11:06 PM IST

Meerut: A 24-year-old man was killed in a celebratory firing during a marriage ceremony in Sardhana area here, police said today.

The incident took place last night when some persons fired shots from their pistols during the ceremony at a marriage hall here, a police official said.

One of the bullets hit Ravi and he was rushed to a nearby hospital in a critical condition, where the doctors declared him dead, he said.

The police is now examining the video footage from the wedding to identify the culprit, the officer added.