A Lubbock County detention officer is hospitalized and her husband is in jail after a domestic dispute.
Justo Mendez is accused of shooting his wife, Patricia Romero, with her own gun during an argument Sunday morning. Right now, he's jailed for aggravated assault and drunk driving warrants.
Police arrived at the couple's south Lubbock home in the 7700 block of Avenue V, early Sunday morning. They found 34-year-old Romero with a gun shot wound to her back.
Romero remains in critical condition at University Medical Center as of 6pm Monday.
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