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Mingo County man charged after allegedly shooting wife

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. — A Mingo County man faces multiple charges after shooting his wife late Monday evening with their child in their home.

Jason Gillman, of Lenore, allegedly shot his wife in the back of the head. Gillman accused the woman of cheating on him, in which an altercation ensued.

The couple’s 4-year-old child was asleep at the time in a neighboring room.

Authorities found a pistol and shell casing in the residence.

Gillman is charged with malicious wounding, assault during the commission of a felony, domestic battery, wanton endangerment, and child neglect with a risk of injury.

Authorities said the victim is expected to survive.





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