READFIELD — The Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department in Maine says a wife shot her husband outside a home on Sturtevant Hill Road.

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.  She was charged with elevated aggravated assault. No one else was home at the time of the shooting.

Information from WGME was used in this report.

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