Central Texas woman aims for skunk, shoots husband

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Associated Press

Posted on August 27, 2012 at 9:32 AM

Updated Monday, Aug 27 at 7:19 PM

COLLEGE STATION, Texas  -- Authorities say a Central Texas woman has accidentally shot her husband while trying to kill a skunk in their yard.

The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened Sunday night in the College Station area as the wife fired a handgun.
Sheriff Chris Kirk says the husband was shot in the abdomen. The victim has been transported to a hospital in Houston.
Further information on the man’s condition was not immediately available Monday. Names of the couple have not been released.
The sheriff’s department did not immediately respond to a message Monday.

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