Man gets 50 years in prison for shooting wife

Damond Austin
Damond Austin

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - It's 50 years behind bars for a Henrico man who shot his wife in the head.

The sentence was handed down today for Damond Austin.

In June, he pled guilty to malicious wounding and use of a firearm.

His wife survived, but now lives with a number of injuries.

The two have three young children together.

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