COLESVILLE, N.Y. (WBNG/Gray News) – A New York man is facing murder and attempted murder charges after authorities allege he fired a crossbow at his wife, injuring her and killing their infant daughter.
Broome County Sheriff’s deputies and paramedics responded around 5:15 a.m. Monday to a report that a woman and an infant had been shot with a crossbow at a home in the Town of Colesville, WBNG reports.
The initial investigation showed that 26-year-old Patrick D. Proefriedt got into an argument with his wife and fired a crossbow while she was holding their 3-week-old daughter, according to the sheriff’s office. The broadhead crossbow bolt hit the child in the upper torso, exiting the armpit before striking the woman in the chest.
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