Man arrested after allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend in the head with a hunting rifle

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Posted September 28, 2018 07:18:25 A man has been arrested after reportedly shooting his former girlfriend in the face with a rifle outside their home in Georgia.

The woman was rushed to the hospital and is expected to survive.

Police say the woman and her boyfriend were involved in an argument in front of their home Friday afternoon when she allegedly fired a hunting shotgun at the man.

The man was arrested and taken into custody.

Police said the couple were arguing about a $300 debt.

A neighbor who was in the house at the time told Channel 2 Action News the woman called 911 to report her ex-boyfriend was “sick and upset.”

He says he was not home at the moment.

He said he called the police to report the incident but the officers told him the woman did not have a gun and that she was unarmed.

A motive for the shooting is unknown.

Police did not immediately release the name of the woman.

We will keep you updated on this developing story.