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Sheriff: Iowa man shot wife after mistaking her for intruder

Authorities say a man shot his wife in western Iowa after mistaking her for an intruder trying to get into their home.

Posted: May 23, 2019 7:55 AM
Updated: May 23, 2019 7:57 AM

SOLDIER, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man shot his wife in western Iowa after mistaking her for an intruder trying to get into their home.

Monona County Sheriff Jeffrey Pratt says in a news release that 48-year-old Jackie Krier had been outside the family home about 3 miles west of Soldier when she was shot Tuesday evening by 49-year-old Brian Krier.

Jackier Krier was taken to an Onawa hospital and then transferred to a hospital in Sioux City.

The shooting is being investigated.

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