Woman 'Critical' After Being Shot In The Head, Husband Arrested

A 31-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being shot in the head just after midnight on Saturday morning.

She was on a property on the Cobb Highway in Pretty Pine, north of Deniliquin in the south of NSW, with five other people when she sustained the gun-shot wound.

Her husband, a 32-year-old man, was arrested by police a short time later. He is assisting with inquiries.

Four other witnesses -- two men and two women -- are being spoken to by police.

Police are investigating whether the woman may have been shot by accident.

A crime scene has been established at the property, and investigations are ongoing.