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Woman Shoots at Skunk, Hits Husband: Police

Man hospitalized after being shot in the stomach

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    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.