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Husband Charged With Allegedly Shooting Wife In The Head

A woman allegedly shot in the head is fighting for life and a man has been charged with using a firearm while under the influence of alcohol in the NSW Riverina region.

The 31-year-old woman sustained a gunshot wound to her head just after midnight on Saturday while with five other people at a property on the Cobb Highway in Pretty Pine.

The woman was flown to Royal Melbourne Hospital and remains in a critical condition.

The woman's husband, 32, has been charged with shooting a firearm in a manner likely to injure, using an unauthorised firearm and using a firearm under the influence of alcohol.

He appeared before Griffith Local Court on Saturday and was refused bail to appear at the same court on Wednesday.