READFIELD, Maine — The Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department in Maine says a wife shot her husband outside a home in the town of Readfield.

Sheriff Ken Mason says that a man was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound Wednesday. His condition and name were not released.

Mason said police have responded to the home for multiple previous incidents.

He said the woman, whom he also declined to identify, is cooperating with police and is being questioning. No one else was home at the time of the shooting.

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.