Wife charged with shooting husband on Davis Drive

Frances Brodie
Frances Brodie(WRDW)
Published: Oct. 20, 2021 at 1:21 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 20, 2021 at 1:59 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - An Augusta woman is facing charges for reportedly shooting her husband in the leg Tuesday morning.

At 9:45 a.m., the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on the 3500 block of Davis Drive in reference to reports of a shooting.

There, deputies located a male victim at the residence who had been shot in his right knee.

He told deputies his wife, 46-year-old Frances Brodie, shot him in the home’s yard and fled the scene in a black truck, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

He was transported to Augusta University Medical Center emergency room with injuries that were not life-threatening, deputies reported.

Deputies later detained Brodie and took her to the Charles B. Webster Detention Center. There, she was charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm or knife during a crime, arrest records state.

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