Marion County man says he mistakenly shot and killed wife

MARION COUNTY (WDAM) - A Marion County man is in jail on a manslaughter charge in the shooting death of his wife.

Marion County authorities say Troy Smith was playing with a pistol Thursday night when it fired and struck his wife, Susan Smith. Smith was rushed to the hospital where she later died of the gunshot wound. Smith is currently being held on $20,000 bond.

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