Woman reports accidentally shooting husband in Lemon Grove, deputies say

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SAN DIEGO – A man died Monday evening after his wife reportedly told deputies she accidentally shot him, authorities said.

The shooting happened about 6 p.m. on Camino de las Palmas near SR-125 in Lemon Grove, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies say the man was taken to the hospital, where he died.

The woman told deputies her husband was trying to enter their home through the back door when she accidentally shot him, FOX 5 News partner City News Service reports.

Deputies did not publicly identify either individual involved and additional details about the shooting were not immediately available.

The department’s homicide unit is investigating.

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