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      Grandmother of Packers player dead in apparent accidental shooting

      Police line tape file photo.
      Police line tape file photo.
      HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a 69-year-old woman has died after being accidentally shot by her husband of 50 years in a southwest Ohio suburb.Police in Huber Heights say Mae Worthy died Friday at a Dayton-area hospital following the Wednesday shooting that left her in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.Huber Heights police Lt. Matt Dulaney told the Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1tvf98z ) Thursday it appears that Worthy's husband, James Worthy, was handling a gun in the bedroom and accidentally fired a shot that went through a bedroom wall and hit his wife while she sat on the couch.The Worthys are the grandparents of Jerel Worthy, a defensive end for the Green Bay Packers, who said in a tweet his grandmother was an amazing woman.Worthy has been with the Packers since 2012.