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.