WOMAN SHOT DURING STRUGGLE IN VEHICLE ON HIGHWAY 69 SOUTH

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A woman is recovering at DCH Regional Medical Center after police say she was shot during an argument with her ex-husband while they were driving along Highway 69 South.

It happened around 9 a.m. this morning.

Police said it appears the woman, 51, and her ex-husband were arguing in the vehicle and began struggling over a gun. During the struggle, the woman was shot in the lower stomach.

After she was shot, her ex-husband drove her to American Family Care, which is near Publix on Highway 69 South. From there, the woman was taken to DCH Regional Medical Center. Her condition is unknown.

Police said they are currently interviewing the victim’s ex-husband, and there was no one else in the vehicle during the incident.

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