Posted BY: Blaze

A Maryland woman shot her husband, then went on a standoff against police at a luxury hotel in Washington, D.C. The wife allegedly told police that her husband molested children at her daycare business.

Around 7:40 p.m. on Thursday, police received calls that a man was shot on the 8th floor of the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Washington, D.C. Hotel management informed law enforcement that a fire alarm went off. When hotel staff investigated the room, they allegedly saw blood on the wall.

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When police officers arrived at the hotel room, a woman talked to cops through the door. The woman – who barricaded herself in a hotel room for nearly an hour – warned police that if they attempted to infiltrate the room that she would shoot herself, according to authorities.

Shanteari Weems, of Randallstown, told police that she shot her husband because she claimed that he molested children at a daycare that she owned and operated, according to charging documents.

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