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Albany man mistakes wife for intruder, shoots her multiple times

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

An Albany woman remained in the surgical intensive care unit at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Monday night after being shot by her husband.

Michael Knowles told police he thought 43 year-old Atalaya Knowles was an intruder when he shot her in both legs and the upper body in their apartment on Nottingham Way about 1:20 a.m. Sunday.

Mrs. Knowles told responding officers she did not believe her husband shot her on purpose. Albany Police are still investigating and have not filed any charges.

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