Brittany Amore Mackie, 24 (photo provided by Sumter Police)
SUMTER, SC (WLTX) - A Sumter woman is accused of shooting her husband in the face during a domestic dispute, according to Sumter Police.
Brittany Amore Mackie, 24-years-old, has been charged with attempted murder.
Sumter police responded Monday night to her home on South Street. When officers arrived, according to Deputy Chief Alvin Holston, they found Mackie's husband lying on the floor of the bedroom with an apparent gunshot wound to the face.
According to police, witnesses indicated that the couple had been arguing most of the day and it was during an argument that they heard a gunshot.
Mackie was interviewed by detectives at the scene and they say she admitted to shooting her husband. Officers recovered a .38 caliber handgun at the scene.
Police say that Mackie was arrested and is currently being held at the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center pending a bond hearing.
The husband was transported to Tuomey Regional Medical Center for initial treatment and then transferred to Palmetto Health Hospital in Columbia where he is listed in critical condition.