UPDATE: husband shoots wife in head at Lake McConaughy

Posted By: KLKN Newsroom


A woman is expected to live after being shot in the head by her husband Sunday.

According to the Nebraska State Patrol, it happened in the Martin Bay area of Lake McConaughy shortly after midnight.

Authorities said Sean Long, of Aurora, Colorado, shot his wife, who was life flighted to Colorado.

Long was arrested for First Degree Assault and Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony.

The Keith County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska Game and Parks Conservation officers and Ogallala Police Department assisted with the investigation.

According to NSP, Keith County Attorney Randy Fair will be reviewing reports and considering additional charges “as warranted.”

A woman was shot in the head at Lake McConaughy Saturday night.

The Nebraska State Patrol says she was shot at the lake’s Martin Bay.

Her condition, name and suspect information have not been released.

The shooting is under investigation.

We’ll provide more details when they become available.