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MONROE, N.C. A teacher s assistant in Union County shot her ex-husband in the head and lied about the incident to investigators, according to the Monroe Police Department.

It happened at a home in the 800 block of East Sunset Drive early Saturday morning.

Police say Jeanine Collins got into an argument with her ex-husband and shot him during a struggle.

Collins is listed on Union County Academy s Web site as a teacher s assistant.

She s now charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

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