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Detroit Woman Charged in Atkinson Street Shooting of Husband

Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Ashley K. Eyler, 37 (DOB: 12/12/1980), in connection with shooting her husband James Eyler, of Detroit. On February 18, 2018 at approximately 10:35 a.m., in front of a house in the 2000 block of Atkinson, it is alleged that the defendant shot her husband in the leg while he was having a dispute with a male neighbor over money. Police were called to the scene and the defendant was arrested and her husband was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Defendant Eyler has been charged with Assault with Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm and Felony Firearm*. She was arraigned on the warrant at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon before 36th District Court Magistrate Millicent Sherman. The probable cause conference is scheduled for February 28, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for March 5, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Lydia Nance Adams in 36th District Court. The defendant received a $25,000/10% bond.

*The charges are allegations unless and until the defendant is convicted.

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