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Butler Co. husband charged with attempted murder after shooting

Jonathan Wright  (Source: Butler County Sheriff's Office) Jonathan Wright (Source: Butler County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: WSFA 12 News) (Source: WSFA 12 News)
BUTLER CO., AL (WSFA) -

Butler County authorities are investigating a domestic violence incident that injured a woman and turned into a multi-hour standoff.

Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden says a man shot his wife around 2 a.m. Tuesday at a residence on Wild Fort Road outside of Greenville.

The woman was transported by a personal vehicle to Georgiana and then transported by helicopter to Mobile. She's expected to be okay.

Jonathan Wright was arrested after a nearly eight-hour standoff. A 7-year-old child was inside the home during the standoff and was unharmed.

Wright is charged with attempted murder and domestic violence 1st degree. 

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