An Oklahoma woman has been arrested on suspicion of shooting a 31-year-old man who she found in the bedroom of her teenage daughter. Valerie Fowler, 34, is accused of assault with a deadly weapon following a shooting at her home in Paoli in Garvin County.

Police said they received two calls relating to a shooting at about 7.20am (1.20pm BST) on 29 August. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 31-year-old man with gunshot wounds nearby. He was taken to a hospital by air ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

According to Koko Oklahoma City, the man, who has not been identified, would visit the teenage girl at least three times a week after her mother left for work.

Following a search of the address, officers found a gun believed to have been used in the shooting.

A spokesperson from the Garvin County County Sheriff's Office said: "The Garvin County 911 Center received two separate calls this morning related to a possible shooting in Paoli. The calls were received at 7.20 a.m. Members of the Garvin County Sheriff's Office and Paoli Police Chief Mike Lewis responded with the assistance of Pauls Valley Police Department.

"A 31-year-old male was found with a gunshot wound in the 100 Block of Futtrell. The male was treated at the scene and transported to an Oklahoma City hospital by air ambulance. His injuries are non-life threatening. The shooting occurred inside a residence in the 100 block of Mark Avenue.

"A 16-year-old inside the residence witnessed the shooting. A 34-year-old female was detained at the scene. A search warrant was later executed at the residence. The female was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.

"The shooting is still under investigation. The Paoli Police Department is in charge of the investigation. The Garvin County Sheriff's Office assisted with the crime scene investigation and interviews of witnesses. A school nearby was never under any threat during the incident."