US man refuses to testify against girlfriend after being shot by her

Jun 18, 2013, 10:46 IST | ANI

A man from Bushwick, America, has refused to testify against his girlfriend, who allegedly shot him in his head during an argument over money

Randolph Costa told the New York Post that they love each other and that he wants the order of protection to be dropped, so that both of them can get married.

The 59-year-old man, who still has the bullet lodged near his spine further said that testifying against her would be crazy.

The prosecutors have charged his girlfriend, Evelyn Barnave, 43, for shooting the man in her car in Crown Heights on Jan. 11, 2011 by reaching him through the window.

She then left him in the street and sped off and ditched the gun.

The man refused to cooperate with prosecutors when he came to know that the shooter was his girlfriend.

He explained that both of them feel that it was an accident, and wants the police to stay away.

If found guilty, Barnave would face 25 years of imprisonment. 

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