SAN PABLO (CBS/AP) — Authorities say a 36-year-old Vallejo
woman faces attempted murder charges for allegedly hiring two teens
to kill her ex-boyfriend’s new wife.

Prosecutors have charged Darlene McDade on Monday with two counts
of attempted murder for trying to kill the San Pablo woman on two
occasions.

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Police said McDade, who was in a custody dispute with her ex-boyfriend over their young daughter, allegedly told two teens she would pay them to shoot the woman.

Police said the woman was struck with a pellet in her leg after running from a man armed with 12-gauge sawed-off shotgun on May 4.

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Authorities said the woman was shot at while driving a week later.

A 15-year-old boy, a friend of McDade’s older daughter, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

McDade and the teen are in custody. Another teen was released to his parents.

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