Pennsylvania Woman High on Meth Mistakes Husband for Intruder, Kills Him: Police

A Pennsylvania woman high from smoking methamphetamine fatally shot her husband after mistaking him for an intruder, said police.

Trista Zickefoose, 31, shot her 40-year-old husband, Greg, on Sunday night at their duplex apartment in Knox Township, about 80 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, said police.

Authorities said that the couple had argued after smoking the drug together and that Trista Zickefoose later heard a noise that she believed was from an intruder. Police said she grabbed a 9 mm pistol she kept under her pillow and fired a warning shot.

Police said her husband tried to take the gun away from her, but she shot him in the chest. She remained jailed Tuesday on a charge of criminal homicide.

Court records don't list an attorney for her.

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