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      Police: Man arrested after wife shot in rural Pike County, Mo.

      According to Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte, he was arrested after calling the sheriff's office saying he accidentally shot his wife, 42-year-old Colleen Rusher.

      A Pike County Missouri man was arrested on multiple charges following a shooting in rural Pike County Wednesday.

      Steven Rusher, 47, was taken to the Pike County Jail.

      According to Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte, he was arrested after calling the sheriff's office saying he accidentally shot his wife, 42-year-old Colleen Rusher.

      She was taken to a hospital in St. Louis in serious condition by Air Evac helicopter.

      Rusher is charged with domestic assault, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and felony armed criminal action.