Husband arrested after wife shot at El Paso County home

SECURITY, Colo. — A woman was shot at her home early Saturday morning and her husband was arrested as the suspect, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said.

Just after 1 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to reports of a shooting at a home in the 1300 block of Marsh Hawk Drive in Security, about eight miles south of Colorado Springs.

When they arrived, they found a woman with a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition.

Deputies arrested the woman’s husband, 20-year-old Bradley Benson.

He was taken into custody and is facing charges of criminal attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, felony menacing with a deadly weapon and prohibited use of a weapon.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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