A man allegedly shot and killed his 58-year-old mother-in-law in the village of Jhuggian on Sunday and seriously injured his wife.
The dead person was identified as Balbir Kaur. Her seriously injured daughter, Sarabdeep Kaur, 34, was admitted to a local government hospital, from which she was referred to a hospital in Jalandhar, said Pardeep Kumar, a senior police officer at Chabbewal Police Station.
The suspect, Mandeep Singh, is on the run, he said.
He belonged to Bhagsingh Pura and was married to Sarabdeep Kaur about three years ago, police said.
Mandeep had come to his in-laws’ house in the village on Saturday evening.
On Sunday morning, he reportedly fired a few gunshots that killed his mother-in-law and injured his wife, Mr Kumar said, adding that there were raids to arrest him.