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Police: Man shot girlfriend in row over TV show

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Police say an argument over the TV show "The Walking Dead" led a man to shoot his girlfriend in the back.

Jared Gurman of Williston Park, on Long Island, was ordered held without bail Tuesday. He is charged with attempted murder.

Police say Gurman fired one shot from a .22 caliber rifle. Officers say the bullet pierced the unidentified woman's lung and diaphragm and shattered her ribs.

Gurman took her to a hospital.

Police said the two were arguing about the show that features zombies in a post-apocalyptic world.

Gurman's attorney said the rifle went off accidentally.

The attorney, Edward L. Lieberman, declined to comment about specifics of the argument.

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