Chicken Dies, Wife Shoots Husband  

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9/8/2006 8:27 am
Chicken Dies, Wife Shoots Husband


Thursday, September 7, 2006
CHESHIRE, Ore. - A woman shot her husband in the back after he killed her pet chicken, the Lane County sheriff's deputies said.
Deputies said they were sure that Mary Gray, 58, intended to shoot her husband, Stephen Gray, 43.
They weren't certain if the husband meant to fire at the chicken.
"We don't know if it was an accident or if it was on purpose," Sgt. Clint Riley said. "It depends who you ask."
Riley said the couple had been drinking for much of Monday while they did yard work at their rented home in the town northwest of Eugene,
and they began arguing after Stephen Gray shot the chicken with a .44-caliber handgun.
Deputies said he was then hit with a shot from a .22-caliber rifle, and is recovering.
Mary Gray was arraigned Tuesday on an assault charge.

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It true what Jim Morrison sang...People are strange.
Maybe he wanted chicken for dinner
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Don't you know who he thinks he is?


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