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Wife, 41, charged after she ‘pulled into oncoming traffic and fired shots at her husband’

Wife, 41, charged after she ‘pulled into oncoming traffic and fired shots at her husband who was attempting to flee their home following an argument’

  • Kristy Lynn Phillips, 41, has been arrested and charged with two felonies after authorities say she chased down her husband and shot at him from her car 
  • She is said to have fired multiple rounds from a Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun
  • Her husband is said to have left their shared home in High Springs in his truck following an argument, and Phillips drove into oncoming traffic to block him
  • Phillips has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and firing a weapon from her vehicle, Alachua County court records show 
  • No one was injured during the April 18 incident, and Phillips remains in custody 

Kristy Lynn Phillips, 41 (pictured), of High Springs, Florida is accused of chasing down her husband in a separate vehicle and shooting at him from her car

A Florida woman has been arrested and charged with two felonies after authorities say she fired a weapon at her husband, following a domestic dispute.

Kristy Lynn Phillips, 41, is accused of chasing down her husband in a separate vehicle and shooting at him from her car, according to an Alachua County Sheriff’s Office arrest report.

No one was injured during the April 18 incident, The Gainesville Sun reported. 

Phillips has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and firing a weapon from her vehicle, Alachua County court records show. 

A no-contact order between the parties was entered on April 24, Alachua County court records show.

Phillips, of High Springs, is said to have gotten in her car and chased after her husband (right)

Phillips, of High Springs, is said to have gotten in her car and chased after her husband (right)

Phillips, of High Springs, is said to have gotten in her car and chased after her husband, who fled their shared home in his truck following an argument between the two of them.

She allegedly pulled into oncoming traffic to block her husband’s vehicle and fired a 9mm Smith & Wesson handgun in his direction.

The incident occurred near the intersection of  County Roads 236 and 239.

Her husband was said to have been leaving their shared home (pictured) in his truck following an argument between the two of them

Her husband was said to have been leaving their shared home (pictured) in his truck following an argument between the two of them

She allegedly pulled into oncoming traffic to block her husband's vehicle near the intersection of County Roads 236 and 239 (pictured)

She allegedly pulled into oncoming traffic to block her husband’s vehicle near the intersection of County Roads 236 and 239 (pictured)

Phillips (right) is said to have fired several shots from her car at her husband (left)

Phillips (right) is said to have fired several shots from her car at her husband (left)

Phillips is said to have fired several shots from her car.   

According to sheriff’s deputies, Phillips does not dispute firing the wepaon.

She said she was trying to see if the gun was loaded when it jammed, and that she fired ‘one or two shots’ through her window on the driver’s side of the vehicle.

She said the gun then jammed and she threw it from the window.

Phillips is said to have fired a 9mm Smith & Wesson handgun in her husband's direction

Phillips is said to have fired a 9mm Smith & Wesson handgun in her husband’s direction

She said she was trying to see if the gun was loaded when it jammed, and that she fired 'one or two shots' through her window on the driver's side of the vehicle

She said she was trying to see if the gun was loaded when it jammed, and that she fired ‘one or two shots’ through her window on the driver’s side of the vehicle

Phillips (pictured) said the gun then jammed and she threw it from the window

Authorities said Phillips (pictured) told them she then stopped her vehicle to retrieve the weapon and placed it in the console of the car

Phillips said the gun then jammed and she threw it from the window. Authorities said Phillips told them she then stopped her vehicle to retrieve the weapon and placed it in the console of the car

Authorities said Phillips told them she then stopped her vehicle to retrieve the weapon and placed it in the console of the car. 

Phillips remains in custody at this time, according to those records. 

Phillips’ husband has not immediately responded to a request from DailyMail.com for comment. 

Phillips remains in custody at this time, according to those records. Phillips' husband has not immediately responded to a request from DailyMail.com for comment.  A map showing the approximate area where the incident occurred is shown

Phillips remains in custody at this time, according to those records. Phillips’ husband has not immediately responded to a request from DailyMail.com for comment.  A map showing the approximate area where the incident occurred is shown

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