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Man Shoots Himself

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HILLSBOROUGH — An Orange County man is hospitalized incritical condition, after shooting himself in the chest.

Police responded to a domestic call Friday night at Maple Ridge MobileHome Park. Authorities say Ricky Lee Hunt was holed up inside histrailer.

Police say he and his girlfriend were arguing, when he put a gun to hishead and pulled the trigger. His girlfriend fled. That bullet onlygrazed him.

Police say Hunt then barricaded himself inside the trailer, firing twomore shots. One went out the window; the other lodged in his chest.

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