Wife Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Shooting Husband

A Galena woman will spend three years behind bars for shooting her husband in the back.

Chongkonnee Thomas pleaded guilty to one second-degree felony count of felonious assault with a one-year gun specification.

Thomas, 41, is accused of shooting her husband, Kevin Thomas, Jr., on Jan. 9 at their home on Hawking Drive in Galena.

Delaware County Sheriff Walter Davis said that a .380 caliber handgun was recovered from the home.

Kevin Thomas Jr. was transported to Grant Medical Center and has since recovered from his injuries.

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