ATHENS (WATE) - A McMinn County man is dead after authorities say his wife shot him in self-defense.
McMinn County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested 34-year-old Robert Marshall on Saturday morning at his Athens home after reports that he was threatening to kill his wife and children.
Authorities say a handgun and numerous pills were found on Marshall.
Marshall bonded out of jail later that same afternoon.
Dispatchers received an emergency call from that Velma Road home a few hours later and found Marshall dead from a gunshot wound.
Investigators say Marshall's wife shot him in self-defense.
No charges have been filed against her.
McMinn County investigators are trying to figure out how a woman was shot while driving her car Monday morning. It happened on County Road 139 just before 9 am. That's when a bullet flew