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Woman arrested after allegedly shooting her husband in Laurinburg

Patricia Ann Ray. Source: Scotland County Detention Center Patricia Ann Ray. Source: Scotland County Detention Center

LAURINBURG, NC (WMBF) – A 55-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly shooting her 54-year-old husband Tuesday night after a domestic dispute, according to the Laurinburg Police Department.

Patricia Ann Ray was arrested following the shooting at their home on Vance Street at about 11:50 p.m. Tuesday, according to Chief Darwin Williams. Her husband is still alive, but was seriously injured in the shooting. According to Chief Williams, Ray called 911 herself.

Chief Williams said at this point, the reason for the shooting was a domestic dispute, but the specific motive, or reason for the dispute, is unclear.

Ray is being held without bond in the Scotland County Detention Center on charges of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, discharging a weapon inside a structure to insight fear, assault by pointing a gun, and discharging a weapon in city limits.

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