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Attempted murder suspect had at least 50 guns

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FAYETTE COUNTY (KWWL) - A man is charged with attempted murder, accused of shooting his wife with a 12-guage shotgun.

It happened just north of Hawkeye in Fayette County Monday night.

Authorities say 61-year-old Kenny Becker barricaded himself inside his home when deputies arrived.
He was taken into custody after a six hour standoff.

Later... Police found more than 50 guns and ammo.

Becker's wife, Gloria was shot in the back and arm, and is hospitalized.
We're told her injuries are severe... No update on her current condition.

Online producer:  Adam Amdor

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