Woman shot, killed by ex-boyfriend at East Nashville home


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A woman was killed when she was shot by her ex-boyfriend outside her East Nashville home Saturday night.

It happened in the 1500 block of Fatherland Street near South 15th Street around 10:15 p.m.

Metro police reported arriving officers found Amy Williams, 41, outside the home with a gunshot wound fired by her ex-boyfriend Andrew Tucker.

Investigators believe Williams was standing on the sidewalk talking to her sister as she was preparing to leave when Tucker drove by.

Tucker reportedly turned around and parked his pickup truck near Williams’ home.

Williams walked over to Tucker and spoke with him for five minutes before shots were fired, according to police.

Multiple witnesses told police there was no shouting or confrontation prior to the shooting.

Tucker then walked to his truck and shot himself in the head.

Tucker, 40, was pronounced dead at the scene. Williams was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she died.

Metro police said the former couple had been dating for four months prior to ending the relationship a week ago.

They had no history of domestic violence on file with Metro police.

No additional information was released.

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