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Man tells police he accidentally shot wife while unpacking

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 14:03:26-04

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investing a weekend shooting in which a man told officers he accidentally shot his wife while unpacking from a trip.

Police say the shooting happened around 3 p.m. Sunday at a home in south-central Omaha. Police say the 57-year-old woman was shot in the abdomen and taken to an Omaha hospital in critical condition. The 60-year-old husband told officers his handgun accidentally went off as he was unpacking in it.

Neither the woman's name nor her husband's name has been released.