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Attorneys: Man shot gun to scare wife, not to try and kill her

The attorneys for an attempted murder suspect on Tuesday admitted in court he beat his wife, but said he didn't try to shoot her - he just fired five shots from a gun to scare her in their St. Charles, Ill., subdivision.

Scott Turyna has pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and aggravated domestic battery stemming from the May 2016 incident. His then-wife filed for divorce after the

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