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One man is dead and another is in critical condition after police say jealousy sparked a murder/suicide Monday night in Durant. Police believe jealousy led to the shooting death of Mitchell Watson, 30 before Ricky Young. 28, took his own life.
He was inside the home of a 26-year-old woman at Parkridge Apartment complex late Monday night when her ex-boyfriend, Ricky Young, 28, entered the apartment, found the couple there, and then left.
When Young returned, he had retrieved a handgun. He kicked in the door of the apartment and began firing shots at Watson, striking him two times. Then Young confronted the woman before turning the gun on himself.
She and Young's three-year-old child were also inside the apartment at the time of the shooting.
Young was in critical condition at a Midwest City hospital before he died early Wednesday morning The child is with his mother and family.