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Man charged in shooting at Schuylkill County bar

Woman in critical condition

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UNION TWP., Pa. - A Luzerne County man is behind bars accused of trying to kill his wife in Schuylkill County.

It happened just before 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Shenandoah Fish & Game Protective Association.

Police say Steven Brobst, 62, entered the club and shot his 51-year-old wife who was at the bar.

Police said he then turned the gun on himself, but it jammed. Other patrons wrestled him to the ground and took his gun, according to police paperwork.

The victim was flown to a local hospital with a gunshot wound to her head. At last check she was in critical condition, police said.

Brobst is facing attempted homicide, assault and related charges.

He's in Schuylkill County Prison on $500,000 bail.


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