Husband shoots man found in bedroom with wife hours after separation, police say

Police: Husband shoots man found in bedroom with estranged wife

MARION, Ind. — A husband shot a man he found at home in a bedroom with his wife hours after their separation earlier that day, police said.

Police said Robert Beck, 34, came home around 11:41 p.m. to find Brian Eccles in the bedroom with Jodi Beck, WANE reported.

There was a short argument before Robert Beck fired a .380 handgun, striking Eccles, 51, multiple times in his left arm and left part of his chest, police said. Two children aged 7 and 11 were in the home at the time. They were not injured.

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Eccles was taken by medical helicopter to the hospital, where he is in critical condition.

Robert Beck was arrested and charged with aggravated battery, police said.