A video has emerged showing the moment an Indian groom, Sunil Verna, was shot twice in the chest at his wedding on Sunday night.
Video footage from the wedding photographer captured the moment the shot was fired at the 25-year-old groom.
In the video, the groom was seen sitting, surrounded by guests, at the ceremony in Rampur Village in the Lakhimpur Kheri district.
A man dressed in orange is visible standing near the groom, holding a gun.
He appears to adjust the top of the weapon, which then fires, shooting Mr. Verma in the chest.
The groom clutches his chest, as he looks around trying to see what happened, and then falls forward.
According to reports, a second shot was fired which missed the groom.
Police in the region are now hunting for the man, who has been accused of murder.
They said today the shooter, who was a close friend of the groom according to The Times of India, has absconded.
Police said: “It appears that the groom was killed during the celebratory firing, but police are probing other angles too.”
There have been many cases of celebratory firing gone wrong in the past, with numerous previous reports of people being hurt or killed during such “celebrations”.