Man shoots wife in her hospital bed

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By Karen Elizondo

A 66-year-old man is being held on attempted murder charge after entering the Intensive care unit of a hospital and shooting his wife, the Star Tribune reported.

John Wise of Ohio reportedly walked in to his wife's hospital room at Akron General Medical Center during normal visiting hours, pulled out a handgun and shot her, KSEE24 News reported.

Within one minute security was at the room and a doctor was in a nearby room, the Star Tribune reported.

Barbara Wise, John's wife, was in critical condition Sunday night, the Star Tribune reported.

Akron police Capt. Dan Zampelli said it may have been an attempted mercy killing, the Star Tribune reported.

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