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SUN CITY, Ariz. — Maricopa County sheriff's detectives have arrested an 85-year-old Sun City man on an attempted murder charge after they were called to a home and found his 81-year-old wife shot in the head.

Sheriff's spokesman officer Christopher Hegstrom says George Sanders is being held at the Fourth Avenue Jail.

Hegstrom says Virginia Sanders was taken to a hospital for treatment after Friday night's shooting. He did give her condition on Saturday.

No information was released on the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

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