Alabama Woman Allegedly Shoots Husband in Head While Aiming for Another Person in Fit of Road Rage: Report

Erica Cole was arrested for allegedly shooting her husband in the head while aiming at someone else in what authorities called a fit of road rage.
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An Alabama woman was arrested for allegedly shooting her husband in the head while aiming at someone else in what authorities called a fit of road rage

Erica Cole, 31, and her husband were traveling on Alabama 69 in Dodge City when she engaged in a dispute with another person about 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry told AL.com.

The incident carried over to a home on County Road 160 in Bremen, where Cole allegedly attempted to shoot a second party, officials said. 

But instead, the round she allegedly fired hit her husband in the head. He was rushed to University of Alabama-Birmingham hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

Cole was charged with attempted murder, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. She remained in custody at the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office as of Tuesday, online records show. 

An investigation into the incident is ongoing, authorities said.

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