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Ex Lions QB Erik Kramer tried killing himself in California motel

Ex-NFL quarterback Erik Kramer shot himself Tuesday night in a suicide attempt, but survived, per law enforcement officials.

Kramer, 50, helped lead the Detroit Lions to a 12-4 record and an NFC Championship game appearance in the 1991 season.

He later joined the Chicago Bears, where he spent five seasons and threw for 29 touchdowns during the 1995 season.

According to NBC News, Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were called to a motel in Calabasas at around 8 p.m. When deputies arrived they found Kramer with a gunshot wound that was described as not life-threatening.

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