TBILISI, DFWatch–A woman died in Georgia’s eastern Kakheti region on Friday after being shot in the head by her ex-husband.

The incident happened as the man visited the victim’s house, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) said on Saturday.

During an argument between the two, he shot her in the head with a hunting rifle and then attempted to commit suicide. The woman died on the way to the hospital. The perpetrator is in the hospital under protection of guards.

According to MIA, the man had been issued a restraining order by Telavi District Court on December 3, prohibiting him from getting close to her or calling her for a period of thirty days.

The case is being investigated as premeditated murder.