Former Wilton Man Sentenced To Three Years In Shooting Of Wife, Self

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A former Wilton man will serve three years in prison after accidentally shooting his wife and himself in a domestic dispute.
A former Wilton man will serve three years in prison after accidentally shooting his wife and himself in a domestic dispute. Photo Credit: Wilton Police Department

WILTON, Conn. -- A former Wilton man has been sentenced to three years in prison followed by five years of probation for accidentally shooting his wife and himself during a 2012 domestic incident in their home, according to the Hour.

Charles Garcia, 48, accosted his wife, Michelle, with a shotgun after demanding to see text messages she exchanged with a man in Nebraska.

They struggled over the gun, which went off and seriously injured both of them, according to the article.

Garcia pleaded guilty to first-degree assault, according to the article.

Click here to read the full Hour report.

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