58-year-old woman shot in the head by husband, police say - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

58-year-old woman shot in the head by husband, police say

Phillip E. Battle (Source: Akron Police) Phillip E. Battle (Source: Akron Police)
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

A 58-year-old Akron woman was shot in the head by her husband, police say.

The woman was found shortly after 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning in the 1100 block of Johnland Ave. She was transported to the Akron City Hospital, where she is listed in critical condition.

Detectives found her husband, 51-year-old Phillip E. Battle, driving a Saturn SUV on South Arlington St. near 7th Ave. and apprehended him after a short car chase. He was brought to the police station for questioning before being charged with felonious assault and booked into the Summit County Jail.

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