The woman who was shot in the head by her 57-year-old husband has miraculously survived and currently receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of the 37 military hospital in Accra.
The bizarre incident occurred at Firestone, a suburb of Madina in Accra, Sunday morning.
A number of the Newspapers reported on Tuesday, that Emmanuel Nii Adjei Owusu was alleged to have shot the wife, Mrs Elizabeth Adjei Owusu, 50, on their matrimonial bed at about 2:30am on May 13, 2012 before turning the locally manufactured pistol on himself.
The couple were said to have had a quarrel before retiring to bed.
A locally-manufactured pistol and two empty cartridges were retrieved from the room.The couple were said to have been married for more than 20 years and had three grown up children.
Elizabeth Owusu, was reported to have died at the 37 Military Hospital where she was rushed to by her daughter, Linda Naa Adjeley Adjetey.
But contrary to reports, a family friend of the couple, Esi Nyasor has confirmed to XYZ News that the woman is still alive and breathing at the intensive care unit. “She is not dead; she is breathing here at the intensive unit of the 37 military hospital”.
According to her, the whole family was shocked when they heard the news Tuesday morning that Elizabeth Owusu was dead. She told XYZ News that the Health Minister, Alban Sumana Bagbin had arrived at the hospital to assess the situation.
Meanwhile, the body of Emmanuel who has been confirmed dead has been deposited at the Police Hospital Morgue awaiting autopsy.
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