LANCASTER (CBSLA.com) — A Lancaster woman was recovering Thursday after being shot by her husband in front of family members.
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were sent to a home located in the 2700 block of East Avenue J-4 around 12:30 a.m. for report of a shooting.READ MORE: Woman Says She Was Refused Service At An Encino Dunkin' Donuts For Being Deaf
A preliminary investigation revealed the incident started as a domestic dispute between the husband and wife.
“It appears the husband shot the wife in the upper torso,” said Lt. Margarita Velazquez. “He gave up and turned himself in.”READ MORE: Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust Nets Nearly 30,000 Plants And Leads To 31 Arrests In San Bernardino
The woman was transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the shooting. Officials said she is in stable condition at this time.
Deputies took the husband into custody at the scene.
The investigation remains ongoing.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations Continue To Drop In Los Angeles County
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