On May 29, police responded to a report of gunfire at the Wells home in La Mesa.
Upon arrival they found Don Wells, 55, with a gunshot wound to the hip.
Wells is a former news executive for Channel 10.
Authorities said a revolver was found on the kitchen counter and the defendant surrendered to police.
If convicted, Kalisa Wells could face up to 14 years in prison.
Don Wells' injuries were not considered life threatening, and he was released from the hospital last week.