Published: Aug 23, 2013 5:07 PM EDT
Updated: Aug 23, 2013 6:22 PM EDT

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies say the woman Michael Dukes shot in the head yesterday, at a home on 28th Street SW, is five months pregnant.

The victim, Ashley Pruitt, will recover. She told deputies the shooting was an accident.

Pruitt said Dukes was playing with the gun when it went off. The two have a 1-year-old child together, who deputies said was in the home at the time.