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Domestic Violence in North Carolina

According to the Charlotte Observer, Rockingham County sheriff’s deputies reported on Wednesday that one of their residents is facing felony charges after shooting his wife with a wad of toilet paper stuffed into a gun.
The 38-year-old man was charged with assault with a deadly weapon after he shot his wife when she returned to their home late Tuesday night. According to the sheriff’s department, the suspect loaded a black power pistol with toilet paper, then fired the weapon at his 55-year-old wife, who was in bed. His wife suffered a powder burn from the gunshot and was being treated at a local hospital. Bond was set for her husband at $1,000. He is due to appear in court on August 11.