Police: Man attempted to kill girlfriend before killing himself in Bay Shore

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Police say a man tried to kill his girlfriend before hanging himself in Bay Shore.

Police spent hours searching a trailer inside an industrial park on Washington Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Monday. The location is not far from Tanger Outlets in Deer Park.

Inside the trailer, police found the body of 48-year-old Edvin Sorto Gomez.

Police say Gomez first injured his 57-year-old unidentified girlfriend before taking his own life.

The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

A man who works on the block tells News 12 Gomez lived in the trailer with his two dogs.

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