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Woman Accused of Shooting Husband in Williamsport


Williamsport police charged a woman with shooting her estranged husband Sunday outside his Memorial Avenue home.

Captain Raymond Kontz of the Williamsport Police Department, said Shakira Brooks had an ongoing dispute with her husband over property. He said that after confronting him Sunday morning, she shot him twice in the stomach area.

The husband, whose name has not been released, is expected to recover.

Shakira Brooks is being held on weapons, and assault charges. The woman`s cousin, Joshua Cobb is also behind bars. Police said he furnished Shakira Brooks with a stolen handgun used in the shooting.

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