61-year-old Joseph Edward Lusk held a knife to his wife Mary's throat Saturday night. Mary managed to fight free, grab a pistol and shoot Lusk in the hand and in the leg.
Cut and dried case, he goes to jail for attempted murder, she gets a new life right? Well, hold up there partner, this is North Carolina. Sheriff Coy Reid said neither was in jail as of Monday. He said assault charges might be filed on the husband. Reid said that he was still being treated.