Police: NC Man Shot Wife With Toilet Paper
REIDSVILLE, N.C. - A 55-year-old woman is recovering after her husband loaded a gun with toilet paper and shot her in the back early Tuesday morning.
According to the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office, 38-year-old Lonnie Irvin Pinnix was charged with assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly shooting his wife after she returned to their home after midnight.
The Sheriff's office says Darlene Pinnix came home and found her husband upset. After laying down on the bed, Lonnie held a pistol and told her to get up. Before she could, he fired, hitting her in the back.
Darlene Pinnix suffered a powder burn from the gunshot. She was taken to the hospital for treatment.