Neighbors rush to help woman after husband shoots her

Yuma

Neighbors rush to help woman after husband shoots her

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YUMA, Ariz. (13 On Your Side) - A man is behind bars after getting into a fight with his wife and shooting her.

30-year-old Jose Rodriguez is now facing several charges, including attempted murder.

It happened shortly after midnight this morning.

Neighbors reported hearing gunshots and rushed to the Rodriguez home to help.

Deputies say the couples' three young children were present when Rodriguez fired a gunshot at is wife's leg. 

When deputies arrived, a neighbor was administering first aid to the wounded woman while another neighbor held Rodriguez back.

The victim was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center.

Neither of the children were hurt in the shooting.

Rodriguez will have his day in court on Tuesday.

 

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