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DEPUTIES: Man killed during domestic altercation with wife

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Published: Jul. 4, 2020 at 6:43 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 7, 2020 at 1:41 PM EDT
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Deputies now say a man who was killed Friday night was shot during a domestic altercation with his wife.

Gregory Leggett, 59, was shot once in the chest at his Mimosa Shores Road home around 9:30 p.m.

Deputies say a preliminary investigation shows the shooting happened during the dispute with his wife, who is cooperating with investigators.

They have recovered a 38-caliber revolver believed to have been used in the shooting and say their investigation is ongoing.

ORIGINAL STORY

One man is dead following a shooting in Beaufort County on Friday night.

The sheriff's office says they received a call about a shooting around 9:30 p.m. in the Mimosa Shores Road area of Washington.

When deputies got to the scene, they found Gregory Lee Leggett, 59, dead with a single gunshot wound.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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