Cape Girardeau man accused of shooting woman in hip

Suspect who shot woman in hip identified

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A man is facing charges for allegedly shooting a woman.

Tommy Lee Tipler, 55, of Cape Girardeau, was charged with felony first-degree domestic assault, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm.

He is being held without bond.

Police responded to a report of a shooting on Monday morning, January 6.

They said it happened around 5:30 a.m. at the 2800 block of Whitener.

Police said the shooting happened on the 2800 block of Whitener. (Source: KFVS)
Police said the shooting happened on the 2800 block of Whitener. (Source: KFVS) (Source: KFVS)

One woman was shot in the hip during a domestic dispute, according to Sgt. Joey Hann with the police department.

The woman was recovering from her injuries at an area hospital.

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