Husband charged in wife’s shooting in Tupelo

By Sheena Barnett/NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – A woman remains in the hospital and her husband is in jail following a shooting in Tupelo on Saturday night.
Mary Easterling, 47, was shot in the stomach with a 12-gauge shotgun shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday. She is in the hospital in critical condition, said Capt. Tim Tate of the Tupelo Police Department.
Her husband, Glen Easterling, 64, of 1105 Nixon St., Tupelo, is facing aggravated assault charges and is in the Lee County Jail on a $200,000 bond.
The shooting remains under investigation, Tate said.