A 55-year old Andhra Pradesh police head constable allegedly gunned down his wife and two daughters and later shot himself to death, an official said on Thursday.

The incident, which is entirely due to personal reasons, came to light on Thursday morning and police recovered a suicide note from the 1993 batch policeman’s house, the police official added.

“His name is Venkateswarlu and he was working as a writer in Kadapa two town police station. He worked till 11 pm last night (Wednesday) and took a pistol and some rounds from the police station and went to his house,” Kadapa sub-divisional police officer Md. Sharif