Woman shot, husband in custody in Wayne County

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GOULDSBORO, WAYNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A woman is fighting for her life after a shooting in Wayne County.

Pennsylvania State Police Honesdale tell Eyewitness News the call came in around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday for a 59-year-old woman who had been shot with a shotgun in the abdomen. Troopers responded to a home in Pocono Ranchettes Community in Lehigh Township and found the woman outside.

She was flown to the hospital. Troopers say they took her husband in custody for questioning.

“The male subject is detained and he’s been transported back to the Pennsylvania State Police Honesdale barracks for further questioning. The scene will be processed by our forensic examiner unit who is going to photograph the scene. We’re also waiting on obtaining a search warrant for the residence and surrounding property to locate the firearm,” Trooper Cory Blowers said.

According to a report from police, 63-year-old Srebre Blazeski was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault. He is currently held in Wayne County Prison on $125,000 bail.

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