Husband shoots wife by mistake in Hamilton County

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – Hamilton County investigators have determined that an early morning shooting in Ooltewah was accidental.

Deputies were called to the home on Blanche Road around 4:20 AM on reports of a party shot.

The victim only had a very minor wound.

It seems she had gotten up early to do some work in the kitchen.

But when she returned to the bedroom, her husband mistook her for an intruder and “accidentally fired his weapon.”

Luckily, the bullet only grazed his wife’s ear.

Categories: Local News, Ooltewah

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