The wife of prominent businessman Chileshe Richard Mbulu, Anna Monta allegedly threatened to shoot everyone who wanted to rush the deceased to the hospital.

Family representative Kelvin Tembo said the deceased (39) was allegedly shot by the wife after a marital dispute yesterday.

Thembo said he received a call around 01:00 hours this morning from the deceased brother who informed him that the couple were quarrelling.

He said minutes later the family members who were present heard a gunshot from the bedroom and when they rushed in they found Chile in a pool of blood gasping for life.

He said the wife identified as Anna Monta 30 who was still holding a gun at the time threatened to shoot family members who wanted to rush the deceased to the hospital.

Scores of Chile’ friends and distraught family members are gathered at his house along Ngozi Street in Riverside mourning the deceased.

Police in Kitwe confirmed the death adding that the wife Anna is currently detained at Riverside Police station in Kitwe.