OGALLALA, Neb. | A 43-year-old Colorado man has been accused of shooting his wife on a beach at Lake McConaughy in western Nebraska.
Witnesses report the shooting occurred Saturday night while a group of a dozen people or more were drinking and partying at a campsite near Martin Bay. Authorities say the woman was flown to a Colorado hospital and was expected to survive her wound.
The Scottsbluff Star-Herald newspaper reported Sunday night that the man being held in Keith County is Sean Long, of Aurora.
Authorities say Long was arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault and a related weapons charge. Keith County Jail records say he remained in custody Tuesday morning.