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Robert Morris / Uptown Messenger

A man in his mid-20s is wanted on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly forcing his mother to play Russian Roulette in her Jena Street home over the weekend, shooting himself in the process, New Orleans police said.

Derek Harbiston first apparently got into an argument with his girlfriend late Sunday afternoon, then went to his mother's home in the 700 block of Jena Street and burst in on her, said NOPD Sgt. Ernest Crayton. Harbiston told his mother that he planned to kill them both, then pulled out a .38-caliber revolver and said they were going to play Russian roulette, Crayton said.

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