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Yuma man arrested for allegedly shooting, hurting his wife

Posted: 4:40 PM, Sep 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-13 22:40:43Z

Law Enforcement say a Yuma man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the shooting of his wife.

Yuma County Sheriff's officials say 40-year-old Mark Antonio Villicana has been booked into the county detention center.
    
It was unclear Thursday if he has a lawyer yet.
    
Sheriff's officials say deputies responded to a shooting at a Yuma home Wednesday night.
    
Upon arrival, deputies say Villicana told them that he had shot his wife.
    
She was found in the garage with a single gunshot wound to the head.
    
The woman has taken to a Yuma hospital and later flown to a Phoenix-area hospital where she remains.
    
The motive for the shooting isn't immediately known.