Police: Woman Shoots, Kills Abusive Boyfriend

A 59 year old woman shot and killed her abusive boyfriend today when he threatened to kill her in her home, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Police say it happened in a house on Freiling St in the Dellview neighborhood near I-10 and Vance Jackson.

According to police, the 48 year old man assaulted and injured the woman. She retreated to her bedroom, where she kept a handgun.

When the man threatened to kill her, the woman fired one shot, shooting the man in the chest. He was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives are still investigating, but they say right now, it appears to be a case of self defense against domestic violence.

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