‘Don’t kill mom, don’t shoot us’: Young children of armed Green Beret colonel pleaded with him as he beat up his wife and threatened to kill her during drunken two-hour stand-off with police, affidavit states

Army Colonel Owen G Ray, 47 (left), and his wife, Kristen, got into an argument after she believed him to be intoxicated
Kristen said she became frightened during the argument and hid in the bedroom of her two young children, ages 7 and 10. Pictured: Ray (far left), his wife (far right) and their three children

According to a probable cause affidavit, viewed by Military.com, the incident began after Ray, a member of the Army Special Forces, and his wife got into an argument, in which she accused her husband of being drunk.

The affidavit states that Kristen became scared and hid in the bedroom of her 7-year-old and 10-year-old.

Kristen told police she heard her husband say: ‘Let’s do this’ and went to the garage to retrieve his firearms, Military.com reports.

After finding his wife and children, Ray allegedly started ‘shouting and swinging the gun around.’

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