LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –
A valley lady who was shot three times at the hands of her husband stated he was thought she was cheating on him.
“Oh, I felt my teeth break,” domestic violence survivor Shawneda Pennington said. “When the revolver struck my mouth, I felt my teeth break.”
Police stated Pennington was shot several times by her partner James Bumpus. He also shot her 15-year-old daughter.
The shooting occurred Saturday morning inside the couple’s condo near Eastern and Silverado Cattle Ranch.
“Under his hand he had actually a. 22 revolver, I knew what it was due to the fact that we had it in the weapon safe,” Pennington said.
Pennington said her partner fired that revolver and shot her in the mouth, neck and stomach. Bumpus then turned the gun on his 15-year-old step daughter, inning accordance with cops. She was shot in the chin and chest.
“She remains in extensive care,” Pennington stated Monday.
Bumpus was accuseded of 2 counts of attempted murder.
Pennington and her husband Bumpus have actually been together for eight years and married for about a year and a half. Pennington said the abuse began three years ago.
“This time he thought I was cheating on him,” Pennington said. “At any time I would go anywhere, be chosen more than 15 minutes he would go through my phone [because] I was cheating.'”
The night prior to the shooting, Pennington said Bumpus showed up at her condominium and threatened to kill her.
“I called authorities,” Pennington said.
When officers went there, they informed Bumpus to leave. Pennington stated the officers informed her to call back if Bumpus returned to the house.
Pennington stated she has actually called authorities prior to however never ever got a defense order.
“I wanted to make it work.”
On Monday Pennington spoke up about her scenario to encourage anyone in a similar one to obtain out before it gets worse.
“This should not be taken lightly.”