Police: 43-year-old accused of attempted homicide for shooting estranged husband at ATM

Police: 43-year-old accused of attempted homicide for shooting estranged husband at ATM

The Janesville Police Department has identified the woman accused of shooting her estranged husband Wednesday night.

Nova T. Suarez, 43, of Monona, is facing a tentative charge of attempted first-degree intentional homicide in connection with a shooting at about 9:30 p.m. at the Blackhawk Community Credit Union on Center Avenue.

According to the report, a 48-year-old man was shot in the face while stopped at an ATM. The victim told police he noticed a silver van approach him on the passenger side of his vehicle. The victim identified the driver of the van as his estranged wife. The victim heard a shot and realized he had been shot. He was able to run to a nearby gas station, where witnesses called for help.

The victim was taken to Mercy Hospital where he was treated and released for non-life-threatening wounds, police said.

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Department took Suarez into custody at about 6 a.m., Janesville police said.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Janesville Police Department at 608-757-2244, CrimeStoppers at 608-756-3636,or leave an anonymous tip on the P3 app using a cellphone.

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