It took the DA two and a half months to come to that conclusion, which is really pretty quickly for the legal system. St. Joseph woman won't be prosecuted in husband's death
Prosecutor Ron Holliday said investigators determined the shooting occurred because of domestic violence and Dawn Applegarth was in fear for her life or serious injury at the time.
Mark Applegarth was prosecuted for domestic abuse against his wife in January, according to online court records
He was a risk, and she took steps to be able to defend herself.
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