Alabama Woman Accidentally Shoots Husband in Head During Road Rage Incident

An Alabama woman is behind bars after allegedly accidentally shooting her husband by mistake — instead of someone else — during a road rage incident.

The incident began Saturday evening on Alabama 69 in Dodge City, Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry said, the Birmingham Real-Times NewsWVMTand KOMO report. The argument carried over to a home on County Road 160 in Bremen.

That’s when Erica Cole allegedly attempted to shoot a second party but instead shot her husband, Nicholas Cole, in the head.

Nicholas Cole was taken to a hospital, where he remains in stable condition.

News outlets reports Erica Cole was charged Saturday with attempted murder, assault and reckless endangerment.

Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry said the road rage incident began on a highway and ended at a home, turning violent when Cole tried to shoot someone else.

Instead she shot her husband Nicholas Cole in the head. The sheriff says he’s in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing. It is unclear if Erica Cole has an attorney.

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