Milford man fatally shot in his own back yard, say police

Residents in one Milford neighborhood are in shock after a man was found shot in his back yard Monday. According to police, Peter Murphy, 38, died from a gunshot wound to the chest shortly after being rushed to the hospital. Around 2 p.m., police say Murphy?s wife heard a gun go off at the Hollywood Avenue home. She then discovered her husband, a semi-automatic handgun and a 12-gauge shotgun in the back yard. Authorities are investigating the shooting and say they have not ruled out suicide.

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