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A Gainesville man hits girlfriend with automobile after spat over cash at Walmart

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – Police arrested a man for attempted murder after attempting to run over his child’s mother at a Walmart in Gainesville.

Gainesville Police Department said Ricky Walker and his girlfriend fought for money at Walmart on SW 42nd St. Wednesday night. After the fight, the 58-year-old man got into his car, turned around and deliberately hit the woman. The fight in the store and the incident outside were witnessed by the victim’s 15-year-old son. The son told police that he thought Walker intentionally hit his mother with the car.

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The victim was taken to UF Shands, where she is being treated for multiple fractures and a cut on the forehead.

Walker admitted the fight but told police he didn’t remember hitting her with the car.

The police found hair and blood and damaged the car.

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Walker is held on to a $ 330,000 bond.

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