- Associated Press - Saturday, May 7, 2016

TAVARES, Fla. (AP) - Tavares Mayor Robert Wolfe was arrested after his wife says he hit her and fired a gun.

The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1WftA3h ) reports prior to Friday’s arrest the Lake County Sheriff’s Office was already investigating an incident that was reported earlier in the week.

Sharon Wolfe told investigators that Tavares Mayor Robert Wolfe hit her and threw an object at her while the two were out drinking at a bar. She says that Wolfe also shot a Beretta handgun she had purchased for him on their first wedding anniversary. Robert Wolfe allegedly fired the shot in the couple’s bedroom on April 24 and then pushed his wife.

Sharon Wolfe told authorities she did not want her husband arrested. She only wanted the report filed on an informational basis.

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Information from: Orlando Sentinel, http://www.orlandosentinel.com/

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