Police say argument between married couple in Buckeye leads to shooting
Apr 29, 2023, 11:00 AM | Updated: May 1, 2023, 10:22 am
(Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)
PHOENIX — Buckeye police are investigating a shooting involving a married couple.
Police received a call around 10 a.m. Friday from a man wanting to report that his wife, 29-year-old Katherine Wheeler, shot him, the Buckeye Police Department said in an email.
When police arrived on scene near Verrado Way and Wycliff Drive, they found a man in his 30s with multiple gunshot wounds.
The man was taken to a hospital where he is in stable condition and is expected to survive.
Two children were in the home when the shooting occurred.
Police interviewed Wheeler and she was booked into the Fourth Avenue Jail on aggravated assault charges.
According to police, the incident began as an argument between the husband and wife. At one point, the wife retrieved a handgun and allegedly fired it at the husband.