MPD: Man Shot by Wife on General Lee Avenue in Mobile

WKRG Staff - UPDATE (12:35 a.m.) - The victim of the domestic violence shooting in Mobile Tuesday night has passed away from injuries sustained during the shooting, according to Mobile Police.

Doug Sumrall Jr. passed away after being shot at his home on General Lee Avenue. His wife, 42-year-old, Jenny Sumrall, was arrested and initially charged with domestic violence first-degree. Tuesday afternoon, her charges were upgraded to murder.

UPDATE (10:40 a.m.) - Mobile Police have released the name of the woman arrested for a domestic violence shooting Tuesday night in Mobile. 42-year-old Jenny Sumrall is currently in Mobile Metro Jail charged with domestic violence first-degree.

According to Police, Sumrall shot her husband in the abdomen. He was brought to the hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.


MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Mobile Police are investigating a shooting where a man was shot in the chest on General Lee Avenue in Mobile.

According to police, the shooting took place around 7:40 pm during a domestic violence situation. The husband and wife were the only ones home at the time of the shooting.

Detectives brought the wife in for questioning.

The husband was transported to USA Medical Center in critical condition, police say.

WKRG has a crew on scene.

Correction was made to say that the woman was not brought in custody for shooting her husband. 

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