Man accused of shooting wife at Sturgis home
STURGIS, Ky. (WFIE) - Authorities say a woman was sent to the hospital after getting shot on Sunday.
According to the Union County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened at a residence on the 700 block of North Main Street in Sturgis.
Officials told 14 News the call originally came in around 4:29 p.m. and deputies were on scene within three minutes.
Authorities say that 45-year-old James Auenson shot his wife once in the chest and she was rushed to an Evansville hospital.
The sheriff’s office has charged 45-year-old James Auenson with assault and first-degree domestic violence
He’s currently being held in the Webster County Jail.
Hospital officials say the victim is in fair condition.
FIRST ON @14News: A Union County man is accused of shooting his wife today at a Sturgis home— Evan Gorman (@Evan14news) November 16, 2020
45-year-old James Auenson is in jail, charged with assault, first — domestic violence
The woman was shot in the chest and is in an Evansville hospital
Deputies believe it was recorded pic.twitter.com/ifRPQ3Y5JQ
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