Spotsylvania man shot by wife

Posted at 10:06 PM, Mar 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-16 23:35:10-04

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. -- Authorities in Spotsylvania County are investigating a fatal shooting on Monday night at a home on the 6000 block Harrison Road.

According to Capt. Jeff Pearce of the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office, a woman called 911 around 5:45 p.m. to report that her husband had been shot.

Pearce said when the police arrived at the scene, they found a man, 45, dead.

The family’s two children were at the residence at the time of the shooting.