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Indian-American Businessman Kills Daughter, Mother-in-Law, Commits Suicide in NY


Bhupinder Singh (Facebook photo)


NEW YORK, NY- An Indian American man shot and killed his 14-year-old daughter and his mother-in-law before turning the gun on himself in upstate New York, according to media reports quoting police sources.

Bhupinder Singh, 57, shot dead his 14-year-old daughter Jasleen Kaur and his mother-in-law Manjeet Kaur, 55, on Wednesday night, Jan. 13, in Schodack, south of Albany the reports said.

“Preliminary investigation has determined that 14-year-old Jasleen Kaur and 55-year-old Manjeet Kaur, both of Castleton on the Hudson, died as a result of gunshot wounds sustained during a domestic incident that occurred at their residence at approximately 9:30 pm on Wednesday,” New York State Police told various media.

His wife, Rashpal Kaur, 40, was shot in the arm, but was able to escape, as per report.

She is being treated at Albany Medical Center and her wounds are non-life-threatening, it said. According to reports, troopers are waiting to interview her.

A neighbor, Jim Lundstrom, told that there was likely domestic violence at that house.

Neighbor Jim Lundstrom said that he was resting that night when he heard his doorbell ring nonstop, “Help me! Help me!” he said he heard someone scream.

When Lundstrom checked outside his window, he saw someone walk away from his home and stumble her way up the street to another house. Then he opened his door.

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