Phoenix police: Woman is accused of fatally shooting husband
PHOENIX (AP) — A woman has been arrested over allegedly shooting and killing her husband, according to Phoenix police.
Authorities said 50-year-old Brandon Smith called police around 2 a.m. Sunday and stated that his wife had shot him and she was still armed in the family’s home.
Police and fire crews arrived at the scene and 52-year-old Diane Smith was taken into custody.
Brandon Smith was rushed to a hospital in extremely critical condition and was later pronounced dead.
Police did not give a possible motive for the shooting.
They said the couple’s 14-year-old daughter was in the home at the time but was not injured.
Diane Smith is being held on a homicide charge.
The investigation into the shooting remains ongoing.