A man is under arrest, accused of shooting his niece.
Halifax County lawmen arrested 62-year-old James Walker. Detectives say he shot his niece, April King, in the lower leg Wednesday. Authorities say Walker picked up the rifle when he was trying to stop an argument between King and her husband, Robert King.
Detectives say the two men started fighting on the floor, and the gun discharged. Robert King was charged with obstructing justice.