A man has been arrested for alllegedly shooting his wife in the face, critically injuring her during an argument in the couple’s Roosevelt home over the weekend, Nassau County police said.

Brian Martin, 36, allegedly shot his 39-year-old wife at their William Street home, causing several injuries and fractures to her face area at 2:23 p.m. Saturday , police said.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where she is being treated for her injuries and is listed in critical but stable condition at this time.

Martin was charged with assault and criminal use of a firearm. The gun was recovered at the scene, police said.

Martin will be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead.


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Timothy Bolger is the Managing Editor for the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.