Terre Haute woman arrested in 2023 fatal shooting of husband

May 14—A Terre Haute woman was arrested Monday in the April 2023 shooting death of her husband, city police said in a news release issued Tuesday.

Denia M. Long, 26, was arrested on a murder charge in the death of Taylor Long, 33.

Denia Long was located and arrested by the U.S. Marshals Task Force on a warrant that was issued May 5.

The Terre Haute Police Department previously said a death investigation had begun after a woman reportedly shot her husband while handling a handgun inside a moving vehicle in Terre Haute on April 3, 2023.

Police said they were called just before 4 p.m. that day regarding a gunshot victim near Third and Hulman streets. A female driver said she had accidentally shot her husband while moving a handgun inside the moving vehicle.

Officers arrived to find an unresponsive man, later identified as Taylor Long, in the front passenger seat of a vehicle parked on the north side of the Big Red Liquors store.

Officers began lifesaving measures until medics arrived and took over and transported the man to Regional Hospital. Long did not survive his wound.