Thanksgiving Day violence

Attempted Murder-Suicide on Thanksgiving [Update]

Authorities say a man went to a holiday dinner at a home in Albertville and got into an argument with his estranged wife. The woman was reportedly pregnant.

Police say the man shot the woman repeatedly and then shot himself.

Alabama Thanksgiving Shooting: Holiday dinner ends in gunfire, two people injured, police say. Crimesider, 11/23/12.


Marshall County investigators said the man accused of shooting his pregnant wife Thursday died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

District attorney Steve Marshall said the woman was eight months pregnant and doctors at Huntsville Hospital delivered the baby by Caesarean section Friday.

Officials are optimistic she and her child will be okay. Albertville Police Chief Doug Pollard said the man shot his estranged wife and himself during an argument while at her home for Thanksgiving dinner Thursday night.

UPDATE: Accused Albertville Shooter Dead; Wounded Victim Delivers Baby by C-Section., 11/22/12.

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