Aug 19, 2013 3:15 PM
ALICE - A shooting in Jim Wells County has left one woman dead and her husband in critical condition.
The Alice Echo-News Journal reports Christopher and Marrisa Montes' car was found in a ditch late last night along Gulf Street. Mrs. Montes was pronounced dead on the scene while Mr. Montes was rushed to a hospital in Corpus Christi. Both victims were shot in the face.
Authorities say the couple was married earlier this year and there is a history of domestic violence between them.
Federal Agents are assisting the Alice Police Department and the sheriff's office in the investigation.