Wife sat on a curb as police arrived at her home. Inside was her allegedly murdered husband.

alabama wife kills husband after domestic altercation
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Apr. 12 2021, Published 11:27 a.m. ET

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A domestic altercation led to a man's death and his wife facing a murder charge, according to authorities.

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Police in Huntsville, Alabama, were called to a shooting around 6 p.m. on April 10. When they arrived, they found Inez Fuqua sitting on a nearby curb, police said.

Fuqua, 38, told police her husband, Christopher Fuqua, 30, was in the house.

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However, when police entered the house, they found Christopher Fuqua unresponsive and bleeding from a single gunshot wound, News 19 reported.

Medical personnel responded to the scene and pronounced Christopher Fuqua dead at the scene, police said

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An investigation determined Inez and Christopher got into an argument and it ended with him being shot, authorities said. 

This isn’t the first run-in police had with Inez and her husband, as previously reported by News 19.

In November 2020, Inez was charged with second-degree assault after shooting at her husband 14 times in a hotel parking lot, police said. However, none of the 14 shots hit her husband and he only had minor injuries from shrapnel, authorities said.

Inez’s bond was set at $75,000 after her arrest for the alleged murder.

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