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Woman Shoots at Skunk, Hits Husband: Police

Man hospitalized after being shot in the stomach

Monday, Aug 27, 2012  |  Updated 9:46 AM CDT
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Woman Shoots at Skunk, Hits Husband

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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.

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