Macomb Twp. woman charged in shooting death of husband

A Macomb Township woman was charged Saturday morning, in the shooting death of her husband. Julie Kay Chimelak, 61 of Macomb Twp., was charged with –Second Degree Murder, Manslaughter, and Felony Firearm– in the shooting death of her husband, 75 year-old Ronald George Chimelak. On November 25th, at approximately 4:35pm, officers with the Macomb County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 by a female resident of a home, located at 20200 Nicol Creek Drive in Macomb Township, saying that she had accidentally shot her husband. When deputies arrived at the scene they found the man's wife was attempting to perform CPR. Officers intervened and attempted life-saving measures. The man was transported by EMS to Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, but succumbed to his injuries. Deputies recovered a Smith & Wesson, 6 shot, .357 caliber revolver from a bedroom in the home. She was given a $750,000 cash-or-surety bond, and still remains in Macomb County Jail. She is due back in court on November 30th.