FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Police have arrested the husband of a Fort Dodge woman who was shot to death Wednesday afternoon.
Police say the shooting happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday, when officers were called to a Fort Dodge home for reports of a shooting. Arriving officers found 38-year-old Maggie Hurdel with a gunshot wound.
She died at the scene.
Police said her husband, 43-year-old Justin Hurdel, had fled the home in a vehicle after the shooting. The vehicle was later found abandoned. Police said Justin Hurdel was found around 7 a.m. Thursday hiding in a shed.
He was taken to a hospital for injuries police say he sustained before his arrest. He has been charged in a warrant with first-degree murder.