Wife charged with murder after Columbus Police say she shot husband

Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A man Columbus Police said was shot by his wife Sunday has died as a result of his injuries.

Teah Dunkle

Teah Dunkle, 58, has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting her husband Arthur Dunkle, 62, during an argument.

According to police, Arthur Dunkle succumbed to his injuries Tuesday at approximately 2:38 p.m.

Officers responded to the 1800 block of Kingscreek Drive Sunday at approximately 11:20 p.m. Sunday for a report of the shooting.

At the scene, officers found Arthur Dunkle suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police said that after the shooting, Teah Dunkle left the home, but returned and surrendered to police at the scene. She was initially charged with felonious assault.

This is the 131st homicide in Columbus for 2021.

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