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Wyoming man accidentally shoots his wife in Nebraska town

Posted at 3:44 PM, Mar 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-07 16:44:32-05

UNADILLA, Neb. (AP) — A Wyoming man accidentally shot his wife Saturday in a small town in Nebraska, authorities said.

The Otoe County Sheriff’s office said the man was trying to remove the magazine from a handgun when he accidentally fired Saturday and shot his wife in the abdomen.

The man and woman, who are both 57, were visiting a home in Unadilla, Nebraska, when the shooting happened.

The woman was taken to a hospital in Syracuse before being flown to a Lincoln hospital. The sheriff’s office said she is expected to make a full recovery.

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