Crime

Mercer County woman charged with shooting husband

HARRODSBURG — A Mercer County woman is charged with shooting her husband Monday night, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

Sandra Peavler, 41, was arrested on a charge of second-degree assault.

Mercer County deputies responded Monday night to a report of a shooting on Catlett Lane southwest of Harrodsburg. David Scott Peavler told them that his wife had shot him after they had been in a verbal altercation.

David Peavler was flown to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital for treatment of injuries to his arm and abdomen, the news release said.

A hospital spokeswoman said Tuesday that records did not show a David Scott Peavler among its patients.

Sandra Peavler was being held in the Boyle County jail.

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