After growing nervous and upset, a newlywed 76 year old man Donald Royce shot his 62-year-old bride in the bum for refusing him sex after 7 months of marriage, and when questioned by police he said his plan wasn’t to shoot his wife ‘but to shoot his mattress’.
According to NY Daily News, who broke the story;
The couple’s roommate said she heard the arguing followed by two gun shots, . When she went to see what happened, Royce pointed the gun at her but she was able to talk him into letting her call the ambulance for his wife.’
When authorities arrived at the home, Royce immediately confessed telling police, “I shot her and the gun is in my room.”
When questioned at the police station, Royce said that they got married in August, but had yet to consummate the marriage.’
Donald, has been charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.