Man arrested after wife shot

Published 12:15 am Tuesday, June 16, 2009

A Picayune woman was shot in the back with a shot gun allegedly during altercation with her husband.

The incident took place Wednesday at about 8:50 p.m. at 1122 Jackson Landing Rd., according to a press release from the Picayune Police Department.

The initial call concerned a fallen person, but when EMTs arrived on scene they found Sheila Billiot had been shot in the back with a shotgun. The release states the shooting took place during an altercation with her husband Brunson Billiot. The ambulance responders notified the police department of the shooting and officers were sent out.

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Sheila Billiot was airlifted to Forrest General Hospital where she under went surgery for her wounds, the release states.

Brunson Billiot, 36, was charged with domestic violence/aggravated assault.

The release states that Sheila Billiot is in stable condition and expected to make a full recovery.