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Wife Shoots Husband After Mistaking Him for Home Intruder in Mountain View

A man was accidentally shot in the arm Thursday night in Mountain View by his wife, who believed they were the victims of a home invasion, police said.

Officers responded about 9:45 p.m. to a report of a shooting and possible home invasion in the 700 block of San Carlos Avenue. The couple was on the front lawn of their home and the husband had a gunshot wound to his forearm, Mountain View police said Friday.

Police determined that there wasn't a home invasion and are looking into what led to the shooting. It is believed the husband was accidentally shot, according to police.

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