Groom says he accidentally shot his new wife

Photo: Blackford County Jail
HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (WTHR) - A newly married man is now an inmate in the Blackford County jail.

He's accused of shooting his new bride.

The Hartford City man says it was an accident.

According to court papers, Dylan Lee blamed everything on an argument.

He told investigators he and his new bride were fighting about chores when he pulled out a gun and shot her phone.

He says he then accidentally shot her as she tried to reach for the gun.

Lee told police the two just got married last weekend.

His wife survived the shooting and is recovering at a Ft. Wayne hospital.

Lee is now charged with aggravated battery, intimidation, pointing a firearm and criminal recklessness.

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