Ottumwa man accused of shooting sleeping wife with a crossbow
OTTUMWA, Iowa (KCRG) - Wednesday, at 1:13 am, the Ottumwa Police Department responded to the 300 block of Evergreen on a report that a female was shot with a crossbow.
Investigators say the victim was shot with the crossbow while sleeping on a couch inside the residence. She reportedly sustained minor injuries and was treated and released from the hospital.
At approximately 10:00 am, Ottumwa Police arrested 68-year-old George Edward Dennison near the wooded area around Evergreen and Mable.
He was charged with Attempt to Commit Murder and Dometic Abuse Assault.
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