Shepherdsville woman arrested in shooting death of husband

Published: Jul. 2, 2018 at 5:25 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 3, 2018 at 6:00 AM EDT
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SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Bullitt County woman has been charged with reckless homicide after the shooting death of her husband during a domestic argument.

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According to Shepherdsville police, the shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. June 30 at a home in the 500 block of Saltwell.

Police say the suspect, Elizabeth Jasmyne Bowers, 32, and her husband had been involved in an argument when he went into a bedroom and locked the door. Police say Bowers forced her way in the bedroom using a pair of vice grips and a vacuum cleaner.

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Once inside, the arrest report says Bowers found her husband in the bathtub. Bowers told police she grabbed a shotgun that he had and it fired striking him.

Bowers is being held in the Bullitt County Detention Center while awaiting arraignment.

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