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Wife Mistakes Husband For Intruder During Power Outage, Shoots Him

August 07, 2018 - 9:56 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit police say an early morning shooting involving a wife and husband appears to be an accident.

Police say there was no power Tuesday morning at the couple's home on Trinity Street, near Grand River and Evergreen, and the 38-year-old woman thought there was an intruder.

She grabbed a gun and fired one shot, according to police, striking her 38-year-old husband in the arm.

He was taken to a nearby hospital and last reported in temporary serious condition.