A shocking story is unfolding in Daytona Beach, Florida, where a woman is barricading herself inside a hospital room after shooting her terminally ill husband. According to CNN, the incident happened at a local hospital, where the woman shot her husband before barricading herself inside the room.
MSNBC reports that police are currently at the scene, trying to negotiate with the woman and get her to peacefully surrender. The woman is believed to be armed, and police are concerned for her safety.
Fox News has reported that the husband was terminally ill and that the woman may have been motivated by her desire to end her husband’s suffering. It is still unclear why the woman shot her husband and what her intentions are now that she is barricaded in the hospital room.
No other details have been released at this time, but police are continuing to work to peacefully resolve the situation.