Laurel County couple’s argument turns into shooting, wife in serious condition

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Photo Courtesy: Stephen Wombles

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Laurel County Sheriff’s Office said early Monday morning an argument between a husband and wife turned into a serious shooting.

Deputies said Stephen Wombles, 37, shot his wife in the chest twice with a shotgun around 4:00 a.m. at their home off Lake Road four miles West of London.

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She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, deputies said.

Stephen Wombles was arrested and charged with assault first-degree domestic violence and was lodged in the Laurel County correctional center.