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Oregon City woman arraigned for murder in shooting death of husband

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Lisa Marie Peterson in court Friday to be arraigned on the charge of murder. Lisa Marie Peterson in court Friday to be arraigned on the charge of murder.
Lisa Peterson, jail booking photo Lisa Peterson, jail booking photo
OREGON CITY, OR (KPTV) -

A woman accused of shooting and killing her husband made her first court appearance Friday.

Lisa Marie Peterson, 56, was arraigned via video conference on the charge of murder.

Police responded to reports of a shooting on Falcon Drive in Oregon City at 4 p.m. Thursday. Joseph Ben Peterson, 59, was found dead at the scene of an apparent gunshot wound.

The Clackamas County Major Crimes Team was called to assist in the investigation along with Oregon City Police Department detectives.

Lisa Peterson was arrested at 1 a.m. Friday and booked in the Clackamas County Jail without bail.

A motive has not been revealed by investigation, but police confirmed they were investigating it as a possible case of domestic violence.

Lisa Peterson is due back in court Feb. 22.

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