Police: Wife Fatally Shoots Husband After Mistaking Him For Intruder

NEW ORLEANS (CBS Houston/AP) — A woman shot and killed her husband after mistaking him for an intruder.

Police tell The Times-Picayune that the 53-year-old woman shot 57-year-old Charles Williams Monday, shortly after 11 a.m. at their home in the city’s Lower 9th Ward.

No charges have been filed.

Police say the case will be turned over to the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office for review.

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