Friday, October 24th, 2014

Wellton Woman Arrested After Shooting Her Husband

Gale-EldridgeA Wellton woman is in custody after she allegedly shot her husband in Wellton.  The Wellton Police Department says the incident occurred Tuesday night. 

49-year-old Scott Eldridge was injured at their mobile in the Pioneer R.V. Park after his wife, 58-year-old Gale Eldridge, shot him with a single gunshot. 

Scott Eldridge was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center for emergency surgery to his chest.  He is expected to survive. 

Gale Eldridge was taken into custody and is expected to be charged soon.  No other injuries were reported.  She is being held on a half-million-dollar bond.

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