Tennessee-A Tennessee woman shot and killed her husband, a local police officer, Saturday night.
According to the Sevierville Police Department, James Smith, a 41-year-old officer with the Red Bank Police Department, was hospitalized in Kodak after suffering an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen. Several hours later, Smith was pronounced deceased.
Smith’s wife, 37-year-old Melissa Smith, has been arrested and charged with his murder, according to police. A handgun was located on the scene of the shooting. Smith has been charged with first-degree murder and carrying a weapon while under the influence, according to online records.