Husband Charged in Cordova Domestic Shooting

Charles Rice (Photo: Shelby Co. Jail)
Charles Rice (Photo: Shelby Co. Jail)
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Updated: 2/26/2013 8:26 pm
MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - A Cordova man has been charged with shooting his wife early Tuesday morning.

Shelby County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 1000-block of Links View East around 4 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26. When they arrived on the scene, the victim was being treated for a gunshot wound near her shoulder by a family member. She was transported to the MED in non-critical condition.

The husband, 61-year-old Charles Rice, told investigators he was confronting his wife about having an affair because she had contracted an STD. According to arrest records, he admitted to threatening her with a gun and shooting her when the argument escalated.

Rice was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault/Domestic Violence. He is currently being held without bond at the Shelby County Jail.
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