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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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