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Grandma Allegedly Shoots at Dad of 2-Year-Old After Custody Battle, Accidentally Shoots Herself


Grandma Allegedly Shoots at Dad of 2-Year-Old After Custody Battle, Accidentally Shoots Herself

Police arrested a North Carolina grandma who allegedly opened fire on a man in a Walmart parking lot in broad daylight over a custody dispute, according to reports.

A judge granted custody of a 2-year-old child to its father instead of the grandmother Thursday morning, reports said.

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When the two met in Walmart to hand off the child, the granny allegedly pulled out a gun and tried to shoot the dad, according to Fox 8.

Instead, she reportedly shot herself in the foot, and the dad wasn’t injured, the report said.

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Sheila Marie Nougier, 42, was charged with first-degree murder, two counts of assault by pointing a gun, one count of discharging a firearm in city limits and one count injury to personal property.

The child is reportedly safe with the toddler's grandfather.

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