Police: Pa. man nearly shoots wife over Facebook use

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) - December 26, 2011

Fifty-one-year-old Harry Hibbs Jr., remained jailed Monday unable to post $500,000 bail set by a judge after his arrest on Christmas Eve.

North Strabane Township police say there were two children in the home at the time, and that Hibbs' wife was holding one of them - a 2-year-old - when he pushed her to the ground and hit her in the head with a gun.

Police say Hibbs then tried to shoot the woman, but the gun malfunctioned.

Online court records don't list an attorney for Hibbs, who is also charged with assault and reckless endangerment.

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