Sheriff: Drunken husband dead after attacking dad, wife

Wife fatally shot Oregon man with handgun, investigators say

KOIN 6 News file photo
KOIN 6 News file photo

MADRAS, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A woman fatally shot her intoxicated husband after he started attacking her, officials said Tuesday.

Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tell KOIN 6 News were called to a home in the 400 block of Ninth Street in the town of Metolius, Oregon around 11 p.m. Monday.

Deputies say Mark Province had attacked his wife and his father.

“Mark came home intoxicated,” Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins said Tuesday morning.

His wife reportedly shot her husband one time, detectives said.

“Mark was shot once with a handgun and was pronounced dead at the scene,” Adkins says.

Adkins says all of the witnesses are cooperating with investigators, and no arrests have been made.

Metolius is located southwest of Madras.

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