Woman arrested, man shot in neck after domestic violence incident

Woman arrested, man shot in neck after domestic violence incident
(Source: WSFA 12 News)
(Source: WSFA 12 News)
(Source: WSFA 12 News)
(Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY CO., AL (WSFA) - A woman has been charged with assault after a shooting Wednesday evening on Wares Ferry Road, according to Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies.

Captain Gayle Atchison confirmed Jessica Diane Smith was charged with first-degree domestic violence assault after allegedly shooting a man. Court document indicated a shotgun was fired, hitting the unnamed victim in the neck and shoulder area.

The victim was initially taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries but has since been upgraded to non-life-threatening condition.

The shooting happened in the area of Mister Drive, located off Wares Ferry Road.

Smith is being held on a $20,000 bond at the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

A motive for the shooting has not been released.

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