Barbara Muniz

A Copperas Cove woman was charged with aggravated assault Friday after allegedly shooting her husband in the jaw Thursday.

Cove police responded to a shots fired call in the 2400 block of Phyllis Drive at 7:50 p.m. and found a victim with a gunshot wound to his face.

A preliminary investigation said Barbara Muniz fired the weapon at her husband, Jesus Muniz.

Barbara Muniz was arrested and transported to the Copperas Cove Jail.

Her husband was rushed to Scott & White Medical Center in Temple with non-life threatening injuries.

Barbara Muniz was arraigned by Coryell County Justice of the Peace John Guinn and was assigned a $20,000 bond.

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