BON AQUA, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Hickman County man shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself.
The murder-suicide happened around 8 p.m. Thursday at the couple’s home on Moss Branch Road in Bon Aqua.
Authorities said Charles Sullivan Jr., 49 shot Lisa Sullivan, 47, during an altercation. She died instantly.
A witness from inside the home ran to notify a neighbor, who called 911.
Charles Sullivan had already shot himself before Hickman County Sheriff’s deputies could enter the home.
Family members described the couple’s relationship as tumultuous with a history of domestic violence.