Wife injures husband in shooting

COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Covington County officials are investigating what happened in an altercation that sent a husband to the hospital and his wife to jial.

Deputies got a call just before 6 p.m. Tuesday to a home on garner Road.

According to investigators, Rebecca Nixon, 43, shot her husband at their home.

Officials say the shooting stemmed from an argument between the couple.

Nixon was arrested on the scene and charged with aggravated assault.

Authorities say the victim was taken to Magee General Hospital, and later transported to University Medical Center in Jackson.

Bond was set for Nixon Wednesday morning at $10,000.

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