Police: Woman at nursing home failed at attempted suicide

Police: Woman at nursing home failed at attempted suicide

Police: Woman at nursing home failed at attempted suicide

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 6, 2012 at 8:14 PM

SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) – A woman survived an apparent suicide attempt after police say she shot herself in two places.

Police say the incident occurred at 6:30 p.m at the Delmar Gardens nursing home on Tesson Ferry Road. 
The woman shot herself in both the stomach and arm. They do not know if she shot herself twice or if the same bullet hit her in both the arm and stomach.
Police say after she fired the gun, a roommate wrestled the weapon away from her and kept it until police arrived.
Police do not know how she obtained the gun.

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