'Walking Dead' argument ends with New York man in jail, his girlfriend shot in the back

Girlfriend undead after fight over zombies

NASSAU COUNTY, NY - Police say an argument over the TV show ‘The Walking Dead’ ended with a New York man in jail, and his girlfriend in the hospital.

It started with text messages between 26-year-old Jared Gurman and his girlfriend, Jessica Gelderman.

The girlfriend went over to his apartment, and police say, he was standing outside with a semi-automatic rifle.

Police say he shot her once in the back.

“The conversation was about a television show called ‘The Walking Dead,’” said Detective Lt. Raymond Cote with the Nassau County police. “He feels strongly about the possibility that some military mishap could occur, causing some tragic consequence. She felt that it was ridiculous. He's passionate about it and that's what started the argument and it just escalated to the point that it did.”

Gurman is charged with attempted murder.

His girlfriend is in serious condition.