ANTIOCH (BCN) — A 56-year-old woman is in custody for allegedly shooting her husband in Antioch on Monday afternoon, police said.

Officers responded at 2:47 p.m. to a hospital where the 60-year-old man had been dropped off with a gunshot wound to his face and said he was shot by his wife during a domestic dispute. He was transferred to a separate hospital and was listed in critical but stable condition as of Tuesday, according to police.

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Investigators determined the man and woman lived in an apartment on Buchanan Road and went to find a crime scene there. They learned the woman had gone to a family member’s home in Fairfield, and Fairfield police found her and took her into custody.

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She has been booked into county jail pending a charging decision by the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office, and Antioch police said they are not yet releasing her name due to the nature of the case.

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