Police: Man dies after being accidentally shot by wife

Police: Man dies after being accidentally shot by wife
A man who died after he was shot in New Albany has been identified. (Source: Hawaii News Now/file)

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (WAVE) – Police said a man died after he was accidentally shot by his wife.

New Albany Police Department officers were called to Cross Creek Boulevard around 10:45 p.m. on June 11, according to New Albany police chief Todd Bailey. When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot on the ground.

The man, who Bailey identified as Tyler F. Williams, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police said Williams and his wife were involved in an altercation with another party at the home and there was a physical alteration. During the altercation, Bailey said a gun fell, Williams wife grabbed it and the weapon was unintentionally fired.

“Mr. Williams death is a tragic accident. We at the NAPD offer our sincere condolences to Tyler’s family,” Bailey said.

Bailey said no charges will be filed in his death.

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