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PIX11 exclusive: Barbara Sheehan, cleared in husband’s slay, speaks out as she faces jail on gun rap

Posted at 10:54 AM, May 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-31 11:40:18-04

It’s been a year and a half since Barbara Sheehan was acquitted for killing her husband, a retired NYPD sergeant.

She admits to firing 11 shots at him as she was fleeing the home they shared with their two children to escape the decades of violence she had suffered at his hands.

Now faced with five years in prison on weapon charges, Sheehan has decided to speak out.