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Marion County Woman Arrested Following Domestic Shooting

Victim’s multi-tool stops bullet

Charges have been filed against a Marion County woman following an alleged Domestic Assault Friday morning.

Chelsey Gail Tuley is charged with Domestic Assault-1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action in case 24MM-CR00052, following an incident on Friday morning, March 22. Both charges are felonies.

According to the Probable Cause Statement (publicly available at courts.mo.gov) the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a rural Philadelphia address “due to a 911 call stating Victim One had been shot by his wife, Chelsey G. Tuley.”

The PC Statement continues:

“Upon arrival, officers rendered medical assistance to Victim One.  It was discovered a bullet had struck a Gerber multitool on Victim One’s belt, located near his right hip. A Ruger LCP, chambered in .380, was recovered from the scene, along with one spent shell casing.

The assault was recorded using a Wyze Cam v3 belonging to the family. The recording shows Tuley firing a pistol at Victim One shortly after entering their residence…(address deleted by Palmyra Spectator)

 … After being struck by gunfire, Victim One and Tuley continued to fight over the gun for approximately five minutes before family members arrived to assist. During the altercation, Victim One attempted to use “Siri” to call for help and Tuley instructed “Siri” to turn off the phones.

Victim One stated they had returned from the hospital when Tuley refused to get her own bag out of the vehicle. He stated as soon as he entered the residence carrying her bag, he was shot by Tuley.”

Tuley is being held in the Marion County jail on no bond, and is scheduled to appear in Marion County Court in Palmyra on Tuesday, March 26.  See the Criminal Complaint here.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Marion County Ambulance, Marion County R2 Fire and EMS, and Monroe City Police.

Tuley is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.