Man arrested for shooting wife in Tyrrell

(Photo: Tyrrell County Sheriff's Office)

COLUMBIA, Tyrrell County - A man was arrested for allegedly shooting his wife in Tyrrell County.

Matthew D. Winger 30, of Columbia, was arrested on Sunday, December 3, by the Tyrrell County Sheriff's Office. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The arrests are the result of an investigation into the shooting of his wife, Amanda Winger, on Saturday November 25.

Deputies responded to a call of a shooting at their residence located at 1270 North Gum Neck Rd. on November 25. Upon arrival, deputies found 26-year-old Amanda Winger suffering from a single gunshot wound.

Deputies found marijuana and drug paraphernalia at the residence.

Amanda Winger is currently at Vidant Medical Center. Her husband was placed in the Dare County Detention Center without bond.

Matthew Winger is scheduled for a first appearance on Tuesday, December 5, in Tyrrell County District Court.

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