A 28-year-old youth allegedly killed five members of his family before committing suicide at Nathuwala Garbi village in Baghapurana of this district in the wee hours of Saturday.
Sandeep Singh alias Sunny, who was not on good terms with his family, allegedly shot dead his grandmother, father, mother, sister and niece with a revolver. He then shot himself, police said.
His grandfather, Gurcharan Singh, also took the bullets and was taken to the district hospital where doctors referred him to Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot. His condition is said to be critical.
The deceased are father Manjeet Singh, 55; mother Binder Kaur, 50; sister Amanjot Kaur, 33; grandmother Gurdeep Kaur, 70; and niece Maneet Kaur, 3, daughter of Amanjot.