UPDATE: Morristown Police: Wife in custody after shooting her husband near Food City

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UPDATE (4:45 p.m. June 18) —

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (WATE) — A woman is behind bars after shooting her husband in a domestic dispute outside a gas station on Wednesday.

Ashley Weaver-Williams

Ashley Weaver-Williams, 33, of Morristown, faces charges of aggravated domestic assault and aggravated assault after shooting Deon Williams in the hip outside the Food City Gas ‘N Go on E. Morris Boulvard.

According to Morristown Police, Weaver-Williams followed Williams and Lillie Armenta to the gas station around 4:45 p.m. Williams and Armenta pulled up to a gas pump and Weaver-Williams confronted the two.

Williams was standing alongside Weaver-Williams on the passenger side of Williams’ car when she fired a single shot hitting him in the left hip. Williams was transported to Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System’s emergency room. His condition is unknown.


MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (WATE) — Morristown Police Department reports that they’re investigating a shooting that occurred near the Food City Gas ‘N Go on Liberty Hill Road; they do have one suspect in custody.

The call came in around 4:49 p.m. Wednesday and officers responded to the scene.

MPD says that the suspect followed her husband in a separate car to the Gas n Go.

He parked his car near the gas pump and exited his vehicle, the wife then pulled up next to him, exited her vehicle with a handgun and shot her husband in the hip.

There are no other details available at this time.

This is a developing story, we will update you as we learn more.


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