A correctional officer who is alleged to have shot his wife at their home in New Harbour Village, St. Catherine on Saturday, May 13, has been charged. Charged is Balfor Barnett of New Harbour Village in St Catherine. He has been charged with; illegal possession of firearm and ammunition, wounding with intent using a firearm, and assault at common law. Reports are that the couple was at home, when an argument developed. It is alleged, that a gun was used to shoot the woman in the abdomen. She was taken to the hospital for treatment.