published Friday, June 6th, 2014

Sheriff: Polk County man shot in the throat by his wife

POLK COUNTY, Tenn. — A Polk County man is recovering after being shot in the throat by his wife.

Polk County authorities report 49-year-old Tracy Lee Sherburn was having an argument with her husband, Richard Sherburn, when she shot him in the throat using a 16 gauge shotgun.

Sherburn was transported to Skyridge Medical Center and transported from there to Erlanger Medical Center where he underwent surgery for his injuries.

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