This domestic violence case out of Ohio is quite severe, but if you've been facing a similar situation and are considering or going through divorce, you should be aware that you have rights as the victim. You shouldn't have to live with violence, and there are steps you can take to prevent your ex from hurting you, some of which include protective orders and restraining orders. In domestic violence cases, you should be prepared for both sides to be heard, as it's important to prove that the violence took place before punishing someone for the crime.
In an April 1 report about the case in Ohio, the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office released two 911 calls from a man and woman who were having a domestic dispute at their home at around 11:29 p.m. The 52-year-old woman on the call told the dispatcher that her husband had just shot her in the legs. She also told the dispatchers that they had been arguing, which sparked the attack, and that her 52-year-old husband had been drinking. She reportedly threatened to divorce him.