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The Tyler County Sheriff’s Department says an argument between a divorced man and woman escalated to violence and resulted in the ex-husband dead and the ex-wife hospitalized.

According to Sheriff Bryan Weatherford, deputies responded at about 7:00 Monday evening to a home on County Road 4566 near Spurger where they found that the woman had gunshot wounds to her hand and shoulder, while the man lay dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

The woman is reportedly undergoing treatment in a Beaumont hospital, while an autopsy has been ordered for the man.

The names of those involved have not yet been released.

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