Man accused of killing country singer released on reduced bond - WKRN News 2

Bar owner accused of killing country singer released on reduced bond

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Chris Ferrell is charged with second degree murder Chris Ferrell is charged with second degree murder
Wayne Mills was shot and killed in late November Wayne Mills was shot and killed in late November
Chris Ferrell appeared in court Monday afternoon where a judge reduced his bond to $150,000. Chris Ferrell appeared in court Monday afternoon where a judge reduced his bond to $150,000.
Chris Ferrell bonded out of jail around 7:30 p.m. Chris Ferrell bonded out of jail around 7:30 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

The bar owner accused of shooting and killing country singer Wayne Mills has been released after posting a reduced bond early Monday night.

Chris Ferrell posted his new bond of $150,000, reduced from $300,000 around 7:30 p.m.

Under bond conditions, Ferrell will be required to wear a GPS tracking device.

Ferrell, the owner of Pit and Barrel located on Second Avenue South, turned himself into police earlier this month for the deadly shooting involving Mills during the early morning hours of November 23.

He previously told police he shot Mills in self defense

Initial reports indicate Ferrell and Mills argued prior to the shooting because Mills was smoking a cigarette in a non-smoking area.

Ferrell is charged with second degree murder.

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