Man shoots his estranged wife 8 times after he found out she filed for divorce

Authorities said a northern New Jersey man shot
his estranged wife eight times after he found out
she filed for divorce.
Marc Harrison, of Bayonne, faces charges of
attempted murder, aggravated assault and
several weapons offenses and bail has been set at
$500,000.
The mother of his three children was found by
police in her Jersey City home on Thursday
morning, according to the newspaper.
Hudson County prosecutors said she identified
Harrison as the shooter and told police that he
shot her ‘because I filed for divorce.’
The woman’s 3 young children apparently were
not home when the shooting occurred.
She was hospitalized in critical condition, the
newspaper reported, but further details on her
injuries were not disclosed.
The criminal complaint says Harrison shot the
woman “while acting with the kind of culpability
otherwise required for the commission of the
crime of murder and engaged in conduct which
would constitute the crime of murder if the
attendant circumstances were as a reasonable
person would believe them to be.”`
Harrison was arrested Thursday and a handgun
was recovered, according to a law enforcement
source with knowledge of the investigation.
Harrison’s bail was set at $500,000 cash.

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